The Transcendent Kume (Deba Kume) from Ehagaki sekai

Postcard of a lady washing her clothes in the strem with her legs
「世の人の心惑はずこと色慾には如かず、久米の仙人の物洗ふ女の脛の白きを見て通を失ひけんは、誠に手足肌はんどの清らに肥に脂づきたらんは外の色ならねば然もあらんかし。 (絵本徒然草)

Japanese
Late Meiji era
1908
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kokkei shinbun sha (Japanese)


Place of Creation: Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2002.2193

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

Ex. Jaeger Collection

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

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards