Beautiful Women of the Present Day (Gensei kajin shû)

「現世佳人集」

Japanese
Meiji era
1890 (Meiji 23)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Katsuki Yoshikatsu (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 73.5 cm (14 1/16 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.281a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu
楊洲周延

Markings

Blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection