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Young Woman Playing the Shamisen

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Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Shamisen o hiku bijin zu

Japanese, Edo period, about Bunka 1–3 (1804–06)

Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Ukiyo-270; Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 44

Dimensions

Image: 41.5 x 83 cm (16 5/16 x 32 11/16 in.) Overall: 170 x 109 cm (66 15/16 x 42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.4642

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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