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Thinking of the Coming Spring (Haru chikaki omoi), from the series Twelve New Figures of Beauties (Shin bijin jûni sugata)

新美人十二姿 春近き思ひ

Japanese
Taishô era
1923 (Taishô 12), December
Artist Itô Shinsui (Japanese, 1898–1972), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 19; Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 42.8 x 26.5 cm (16 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2912

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Edition: 133/150

Signed

Shinsui ga (in block)
深水画

Provenance

1950, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich