(Yoshiwara keisei) Shin bijin awase jihitsu kagami (New Beauties of the Yoshiwara in the Mirror of their own Script)

吉原傾城新美人合自筆鏡

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Kitao Masanobu (Santô Kyôden) (Japanese, 1761–1816), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #155; Keyes, Ehon (2006), p. 106

Dimensions

Overall: 37.7 x 25.7 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1589

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Kitao Rissai Masanobu

Provenance

December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the library of the Museum. (Accession Date: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection