Calendar Print for July 1910: A Beautiful Woman Holding the Handle of a Fan Between her Teeth and a Cage of Fireflies

「明治四十三年 七月」 団扇と虫篭を持つ美人

Japanese
Meiji era
1909 (Meiji 42)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.6 cm (14 5/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.297

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Advertisement calendar published for the Deer and Stag Pure Silk Company (Kawamata Kenpu) located in Yokohama. From the same calendar: 2000.298 (April), 2000.297 (July), 2000.296 (December).

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu

楊洲周延

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection