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Woman Standing in an Open Door

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MFA impressions: 21.4986, 21.4988 Both are the third state, with designer's signature and calendar marks removed. This design is sometimes considered to be the right sheet of a diptych illustrating the Izutsu episode of Tales of Ise, with 21.4968 as the left sheet.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

April 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; 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. #062; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #118.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 173

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.9 x 21.1 cm (11 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4986

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints