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Art Deco in Japanese Postcards

  • Explore a selection of images in the style most associated with the cosmopolitan urban culture that blossomed in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. Known for geometric patterns, linear stylization, and saturated colors, Art Deco was embraced by graphic designers creating advertisements and New Year’s cards.

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  • Woman Waiting for her Beloved at 2:25 from the series Waiting for her Beloved in the Early Night Hours (Kimimatsu yoi)

    2時25分 君待つ宵より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1006

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Waiting for her Beloved at 1:59 from the series Waiting for her Beloved in the Early Night Hours (Kimimatsu yoi)

    1時59分 君待つ宵より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1007

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Waiting for her Beloved at 9:35 from the series Waiting for her Beloved in the Early Night Hours (Kimimatsu yoi)

    9時35分 君待つ宵より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1008

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Waiting for her Beloved at 7:24 from the series Waiting for her Beloved in the Early Night Hours (Kimimatsu yoi)

    7時24分 君待つ宵より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1009

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Pondering from the series Flowers of Darkness (Yami no hana)

    待ち焦がれて 闇の花より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1010

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Lost in Sorrow from the series Flowers of Darkness (Yami no hana)

    悲嘆 闇の花より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1011

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Looking Out from the series Flowers of Darkness (Yami no hana)

    期待 闇の花より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1012

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman Lost in Sorrow from the series Flowers of Darkness (Yami no hana)

    絶望 闇の花より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1013

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Couple from the series Young Girls of Second Street (Nigogai no onna)

    カップル 二号街の女より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    early 20th century
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    Kaichi

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1014

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Dragon

    年賀状:龍

    Japanese
    Early Shôwa era
    1928
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Yamaguchi Seikyokudô

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1197

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Seahorses

    年賀状:龍の落とし子

    Japanese
    Early Shôwa era
    1928
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Yamaguchi Seikyokudô

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1200

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Goat

    年賀状:羊-1931

    Japanese
    Early Shôwa era
    1931
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1201

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card

    年賀状:幾何学模様

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1202

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card from an unidentified series of baseball New Year's cards

    年賀状:スコアボード、1932

    Japanese
    early Shôwa era
    1932
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1216

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card (from an unidentified series) of baseball New Year's cards

    年賀状:バックネット

    Japanese
    early Shôwa era
    1932
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1217

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card

    年賀状:猿

    Japanese
    early Showa era
    1932
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1220

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card

    年賀状:猿

    Japanese
    early Showa era
    1932
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1221

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey

    年賀状:猿-1932

    Japanese
    early Showa era
    1932
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Markings

    circular seal

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1223

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey

    年賀状:猿

    Japanese
    early Showa era
    1932
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1224

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card with Airplane

    年賀状:空中旋回

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    Takahashi Haruka (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Seikyokudô (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1237

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Rugby (from an unidentified series) of New Year's cards

    Osaru no ragubii
    「お猿のラグビー」

    Japanese
    Showa era
    1932
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1448

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Tennis (from an unidentified series) of New Year's cards

    Osaru no tenisu
    「お猿のテニス」

    Japanese
    Showa era
    1932
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Markings

    SIN

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1449

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey Celebrating with Ozoni (from an unidentified series) of New Year's cards

    Ozoni iwau osaru
    「おぞうに祝ふ猿」

    Japanese
    Showa era
    1932
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1450

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey in Morning Suit (from an unidentified series) of New Year's cards

    Osaru no moningu sugata
    「お猿のモーニング姿」

    Japanese
    Showa era
    1932
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Markings

    SIN

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1451

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Baseball (from an unidentified series) of New Year's cards

    「お猿の野球」 バッター

    Japanese
    Shôwa era
    1932
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1452

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey Pounding Rice (Osaru no mochitsuki) (from an unidentified series) of New Year's cards

    「お猿の餅搗き」

    Japanese
    Showa era
    1932
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1455

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink, and metallic pigments on card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Going to Shimonoseki

    Shimonoseki yuki
    年賀状:下関へ

    Japanese
    Taishô-early Shôwa era
    S. Riyo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1463

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Attending a Concert

    年賀状:音楽会

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    S. Riyo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1464

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Women with Silhouetted Man in Top Hat

    モダン・ガール:シルクハットの紳士

    Japanese
    Taishô - early Shôwa era
    S. Riyo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1465

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Women in Au Courant Fashion

    年賀状 モダン・ガール:当世風着物

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    S. Riyo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    S. Riyo

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1466

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Silhouetted Woman under Lanterns

    モダン・ガール:灯り

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    Atuo

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1471

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Modern Woman Arranging her Hair in Front of Mirror

    モダンガール:鏡の前で

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1472

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • New Year's Card: Women in Au Courant Fashion with Cityscape

    モダン・ガール:街の灯

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    1932
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    Atuo

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1474

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

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    Postcards

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  • New Year's Card: Modern Couple Dancing

    モダン・ガール:ダンス

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1475

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • New Year's Card: Woman Playing Battledore and Shuttlecock

    モダン・ガール:羽根つき

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1476

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • New Year's Card: Woman Playing Golf

    モダン・ガール:ゴルフ

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Tanaka & Co. (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1477

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • Itohan of Kobe (from an unidentified series)

    Kobe no Itohan
    神戸のいとはん

    Japanese
    early Showa era
    1933
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Ex. Jaeger Collection Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002).

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1636

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • Ace of Spades from the series Youth (Kanojo no seishun)

    スペード 彼女の青春より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1991 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's London, lot 401, and purchased by the MFA.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2003.454

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • Ace of Hearts from the series Youth (Kanojo no seishun)

    ハート 彼女の青春より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1991 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's London, lot 401, and purchased by the MFA.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2003.455

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • Ace of Diamonds from the series Youth (Kanojo no seishun)

    ダイヤ 彼女の青春より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1991 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's London, lot 401, and purchased by the MFA.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2003.456

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • Ace of Clubs from the series Youth (Kanojo no seishun)

    クローバー 彼女の青春より

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1991 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's London, lot 401, and purchased by the MFA.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2003.457

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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  • Envelope for the series Youth (Kanojo no seishun)

    「彼女の青春」セット用封筒

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Sakuraiya

    Description

    Provenance

    By 2003 Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; June 18, 2003 Sale by Karl Jaeger at Christie's, London, lot 401 and purchased by the MFA.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Accession Number

    2003.458

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; metallic pigments on colored paper

    Not On View

    Collections

    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards, Envelopes

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