Woman Looking in a Hand Mirror, from the series Light Makeup of the Present Day (Tôsei usugeshô)

「当世 薄化粧」 手鏡

Japanese
Edo period
about late 1820s (late Bunsei era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Shimizu (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.187.13

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two prints from the same series, with slightly different versions of the series title: 11.15235, RES.54.187.13

Album: RES.54.187.1-.38

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga

五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24