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'Waiting for her Beloved at 1:59,' from the series 'Waiting for her Beloved in the Early Night Hours' (Kimimatsu yoi)

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Provenance

By 1991 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's London, lot 401, and purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

Japanese, Taisho-early Showa era,

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2003.450

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Postcards