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The Whole Nation Living in Perfect Contentment: Empress and Ladies in Waiting Making Cotton Strings (Banmin kofuku)

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Ôju Osai Fusatane hitsu Gakö: Murai Shizume

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1877 (Meiji 10), June 4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 73.8 cm (14 3/16 x 29 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.17a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints