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The Under-kimono (Nagajuban)

「長襦袢」

Japanese
Shôwa era
1929 (Shôwa 4), July
Artist Torii Kotondo (Japanese, 1900–1976)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 169-4 (variant versions, 169-1 to 169-5); Hizô ukiyo-e taikan: Mura (Muller coll.; 1990), fig. 112 (variant versions, pl. 130 and figs. 111 to 113); Toledo Cat. 1936, no. 128

Dimensions

45.5 x 30.1 cm (17 15/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1082

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, keyblock plus red block only)

Signed

Kotondo saku (in block)
言人作

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: October 13, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich