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Woman Holding a Pipe, from the series Comparisons of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

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MFA impressions: 21.4948, RES.37.6

Signed

Eishô ga 栄昌画

Marks

Collector's seal: Maeda

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Japanese, Edo period, about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #72 (this design not listed); another print in the series: Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #52

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.6 x 17.4 cm (9 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.37.6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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