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Gidayu Performer and Samisen from the series Beautiful Women and Music (Bijin to onkyoku)

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Martin and Rada Shapiro, Vintagepostcards.com, 312 Feather Tree Drive, Clearwater, FL, June 20, 2003.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

Japanese, Late Meiji era, 1905

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.605

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock and stencil; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Postcards