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New Year Charm in the Shape of a Love Letter: Woman of the Genroku Era [1688-1704] (Kesôbumi, Genroku koro fujin), from the series Thirty-six Elegant Selections (Sanjûroku kasen)

「三十六佳撰 懸想文 元禄頃婦人」

Japanese
Meiji era
1893 (Meiji 26)
Artist Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 × 24 cm (13 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2016.1588.17

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

No. 16 in the series.

MFA impressions: 41.940.17, 2016.1588.17

From an album containing the complete series of thirty-six prints, plus a double title page.

Signed

Toshikata
年方

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016