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Young Woman Tying Her Obi beside a Bamboo Bench

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Right sheet of an incomplete diptych (or possibly triptych). MFA impressions: 11.13402 (first state, with calendar marks on the smoking set and signature of designer Shisen), 21.4592 (second state, with calendar marks and signature removed)

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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. #067; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #160.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 177

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 21.2 cm (10 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4592

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints