The Empress Viewing the Making of Cotton Bandages (Mensenshi [=menzanshi?] goyûran no zu), from the series Court Ladies (Kanjo)

「官女 綿棧糸(=綿撒糸ヵ) 御遊覧之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1878 (Meiji 11), January 10
Artist Utagawa Kunitoshi (Japanese, 1847–1899), Publisher Hasegawa Tsunejirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Hori Toku (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24.3 cm (14 1/4 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.33

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ôju Kunitoshi; Gakô Yamamura Seisuke

応需国利

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Toku

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection