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Woman Holding an Insect Cage and Woman Playing the Shakuhachi

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From an untitled, unsigned series of geisha.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

October 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; 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, about 1777 (An'ei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #35

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 23.7 cm (14 3/4 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5862

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints