Woman of Ôhara (Ôhara-me), from the series Women's Customs in Japan (Nihon jozoku sen)

日本女俗選 大原女

Japanese
Shôwa era
1946 (Shôwa 21), August
Artist Maekawa Senpan (Japanese, 1888–1960), Publisher Fugaku Shuppansha (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Smith, Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation (2002), #47

Dimensions

25.4 x 19.8 cm (10 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.836

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a portfolio of 10 works by 5 artists.
MFA prints from the portfolio (complete): 55.483, 55.484, 59.836, 59.837, 59.844, 65.1059, 65.1062, 65.1069, 65.1077, 65.1094
 日本女俗選 日本版画協会自刻作品 富岳出版社 昭21 *前川千帆「舞妓」「大原女」「七夕祭」/恩地孝四郎「湯がへり」「花時」/川西英「港の女」/関野凖一郎「東北のいろり端」「輪髪」/斎藤清「蕗刈る乙女」「漁村の女」*

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Han

Provenance

1959, gift of Robert T. Paine, Jr. (1900-1965) to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1959)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine, Jr.

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.