User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman with a Pipe Looking Out at the Garden, from the series Twelve Scenes of Popular Customs (Fûzoku jûni tsui)

Start collecting

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#106); 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 1783 (Tenmei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0534; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #511.12; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #605

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69 x 11.3 cm (27 3/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5541

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints