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Woman Arranging Her Hair

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Numbers for long months in the paulownia leaves in the kimono pattern.

Signed

Jôsei Sanjin Kyosen

Marks

Artist's seal: Kyôsen no in

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #649; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 623

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.7 x 18.4 cm (10 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5699

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints