Nio Being Donning a Western-style Uniform from the series The Popularization of Civilization

Nio no ratai kinshi from the series Bunmei no fukyu
仁王の裸体禁止 漫画葉書 文明の普及より

Japanese
Late Meiji era
1905
Kitazawa Rakuten (Japanese, 1876–1955), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai), Distributed by Hakubunkan, Printer Mitsuma Lithograph Printing (Mitsuma sekiin)


Place of Creation: Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #100

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2002.989

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Signed

Rakuten

Provenance

Ex. Jaeger Collection

Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards