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The Mistress in the Evening at Ueno (Ueno no banshô, pun on Evening Bell at Ueno), from the series Fashionable Eight Views of Edo (Fûryû Edo hakkei)

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One of twenty woodblock prints mounted as a handscroll, from Mane'emon and other series. The couple are in a teahouse overlooking Shinobazu Pond.

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Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1765–70 (Meiwa 2–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #459; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), p. 227 (no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban

Accession Number

RES.09.318.10

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints