Woman Arranging Her Hair

髪を上げる美人

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Kikurensha Kyosen (Japanese, 1722–1777)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #649; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 623

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.7 x 18.4 cm (10 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5699

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Numbers for long months in the paulownia leaves in the kimono pattern.

Signed

Jôsei Sanjin Kyosen

Markings

Artist's seal: Kyôsen no in

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection