Dream of a Beauty (Kajin no yume), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 10, no. 7

文芸倶楽部 10巻7号 「佳人の夢」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), May 1
Artist Kawai Gyokudô (Japanese, 1873–1957), Publisher Bungei kurabu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), p. 72, photo p. 273; Yamada, "Bijin kuchi-e...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 147 (2004), p. 47, fig. 3; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 76

Dimensions

29.5 x 22.2 cm (11 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.131

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No corresponding story identified.

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection