Maiko and Drum from the series Beautiful Women and Music (Bijin to onkyoku)

鼓(舞妓) 美人と音曲より

Japanese
Late Meiji era
1905
Fujishima Takeji (Japanese, 1867–1943), Publisher Sunbikai


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #120

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.604

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock and stencil; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Martin and Rada Shapiro, Vintagepostcards.com, 312 Feather Tree Drive, Clearwater, FL, June 20, 2003.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder