Reproduction of detail from one page of the album Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin awase jihitsu kagami (New Beauties of the Yoshiwara in the Mirror of their Own Script)

絵葉書 吉原傾城新美人合自筆鏡

Japanese
Taishô–early Shôwa era
After Kitao Masanobu (Santô Kyôden) (Japanese, 1761–1816), Distributed by S. Takahashi Book Stall


Place of Creation: Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2002.10932

Medium or Technique

Color woodblock; ink on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

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