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Fragrance of the Hot-spring (Yu no ka), from the series First Series of Modern Beauties (Gendai bijin shû dai-isshû)

現代美人集第一輯 湯の香

Japanese
Shôwa era
1930 (Shôwa 5), autumn
Artist Itô Shinsui (Japanese, 1898–1972), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 60; Smith, The J. Print since 1900 (1983), #35, photo p. 59

Dimensions

43 x 27.3 cm (16 15/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.743

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shinsui ga (in block)
深水画

Markings

No artist's seal

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich