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Woman Hanging Clothes, from the series Types of the Floating World Seen through a Physiognomist's Glass (Ukiyo jinsei tengankyô)

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MFA impressions: 11.15629, 34.464

Inscription

「かし小袖あかづく人のかさねつまあらひてはまた星合の空 需に応じて山東庵京山題」

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga 五渡亭国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa-ha (Kobijutsu special issue, 1986), #81; another print in the series: Izzard, Kunisada's World (12993), #60

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 26 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.464

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints