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Bar Girl in a Port Town (Minato no onna), from the series Women's Customs in Japan (Nihon jozoku sen)

日本女俗選 港の女

Japanese
Shôwa era
1946 (Shôwa 21), August
Artist Kawanishi Hide (Japanese, 1894–1965), Publisher Fugaku Shuppansha (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Feminine and Independent (Amsterdam, Nihon no hanga exh. cat. 5, 2011), cat. no. 20; Smith, Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation (2002), #49

Dimensions

25.3 x 19.8 cm (9 15/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1059

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a portfolio of 10 works by 5 artists.
MFA prints from the portfolio (complete): 55.483, 55.484, 59.836, 59.837, 59.844, 65.1059, 65.1062, 65.1069, 65.1077, 65.1094
 日本女俗選 日本版画協会自刻作品 *前川千帆「舞妓」「大原女」「七夕祭」/恩地孝四郎「湯がへり」「花時」/川西英「港の女」/関野凖一郎「東北のいろり端」「輪髪」/斎藤清「蕗刈る乙女」「漁村の女」*

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals: Kawanishi, Hide

Provenance

1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine