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Woman against a Heart Background from the series Jojô ningyô: Wakakihi no kanashimi (Lyrical Dolls: The Sadness of Youth)

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Provenance

By 2003 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

2003.475

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Postcards