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The Under-kimono (Nagajuban)

長襦袢

Japanese
Shôwa era
1929 (Shôwa 4), July
Artist Torii Kotondo (Japanese, 1900–1976), Publisher Sakai and Kawaguchi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 169-1 (variant versions, 169-1 to 169-5); Hizô ukiyo-e taikan: Mura (Muller coll.; 1990), pl. 130 (variations: fig. 111-3); Toledo Cat. 1936, no. 128

Dimensions

47 x 30 cm (18 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.682

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 38.682, 49.727 (variant coloring of kimono), 49.1082 (incomplete proof of 49.727, keyblock plus red block only)

Signed

Kotondo saku (in block)
言人作

Markings

Artist's seal: Kotondo

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund