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Seirô bijin awase sugata kagami (Mirror of Forms of Fair Women of the Green Houses)

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Provenance

Handwritten note tucked inside in pencil: "Oct. 30. 1915 Bght gfrom Miss Katherine M. Ball, San Francisco for $200. Supposed to be only copy known in black and white."

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1776 (An'ei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Ehon (2006), pp. 94-99; Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 5 (1990), p. 121, col. 1; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), pp. 180-81

Dimensions

27.1 x 18.2 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1815

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books