Woman Adjusting a Tsunokakushi, from the series Comparison of Beauties (Bijin awase)

「美人あわせ」 角隠し

Japanese
Edo period
1811 (Bunka 8), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.128

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 20.128 (with publisher’s mark), RES.54.187.20 (no publisher’s mark)

Signed

Toyokuni ga

豊国画

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Hamamatsuya Kôsuke

改印:極、濱幸

Provenance

1920, gift of the Estate of Henry Adams to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams