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Women in Japanese Postcards

  • The chief subject of Japanese postcards, wearing both traditional and contemporary, Western dress.

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  • Female Student in a Parody of the Wisteria Maiden from the series Up-to-date Otsu-e

    Gi Fuji musume (jogakusei) from the series Imayo Otsu-e

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Asai Chû (Japanese, 1856–1907), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (Japanese), Publisher Mitsuma Lithograph Printing (Mitsuma sekiin) (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.912

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Female Student and Violin from the series Beautiful Women and Music (Bijin to Onkyoku)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Fujishima Takeji (Japanese, 1867–1943 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards 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

    2002.914

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; stencil; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Princess and Flute from the series Beautiful Women and Music ( Bijin to onkyoku)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Fujishima Takeji (Japanese, 1867–1943 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.915

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Geisha and Biwa (Japanese Lute) from the series Beautiful Women and Music (Bijin to onkyoku)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Fujishima Takeji (Japanese, 1867–1943 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.916

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Woman in Heart with Violets from the series Gold Color, Silver Paint (Kin'iro ginsai)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1907
    Hashimoto Kunisuke (Japanese, 1884–1953), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.930

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on green paper adhered to card stock

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  • Woman with Butterflies from the series"Gold Color, Silver Paint" (Kin'iro Ginsai)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1907
    Hashimoto Kunisuke (Japanese, 1884–1953), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.931

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on green paper adhered to card stock

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  • Female Nude Seated in Water

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Ichijô Narumi (Japanese, 1877–1910 Japanese), Publisher Japanese Postcard Club (Nihon hagaki kurabu) (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

    2002.935

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Woman Holding Floral Garland from the series Commemoration of the Victory of the Russo-Japanese War

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Ichijô Narumi (Japanese, 1877–1910 Japanese), Publisher Kinkodô (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

    2002.936

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Woman Holding a Dove from Jogaku sekai

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Ikeda Shôen (Japanese, 1886–1917 Japanese), Publisher Hakubunkan (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.946

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Clouds of Flowers from Jogaku sekai

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Ikeda Shôen (Japanese, 1886–1917 Japanese), Publisher Hakubunkan (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

    2002.947

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Woman with Tennis Racquet from the series Female Students (Jogakusei)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Kaburaki Kiyokata (Japanese, 1878–1972 Japanese), Publisher Kinkodô (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

    2002.950

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Red Cross Nurse

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Kaburaki Kiyokata (Japanese, 1878–1972 Japanese), Publisher Kinkodô (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

    2002.953

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Woman withTanabata Festival Decorations

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    inscribed 1907
    Kaburaki Kiyokata (Japanese, 1878–1972 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    seal: Kiyokata

    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

    2002.959

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper

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  • Schoolyard (Manabi no niwa) from the series Compendium of Contemporary Fashionable Women (Imayo fuzoku biyo shu)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Kaburaki Kiyokata (Japanese, 1878–1972 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    Kiyokata(seal)

    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

    2002.961

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper

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  • Student

    Japanese
    late Meiji era
    Kajita Hanko (Japanese, 1870–1917 Japanese), Distributed by Kokokudô, Publisher Association of Practical Design (Jitsugyô zuan kai)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Markings

    Hanko

    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

    2002.965

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and embossed texture; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Japanese
    Taisho-early Showa era
    early 20th century
    Kobayashi Kaichi (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), 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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  • Woman with Flower Vase next to Bamboo Shade from Jogaku sekai

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Mizuno Hidekata (Japanese, born in 1875), Publisher Hakubunkan (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

    2002.1029

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Merchant's Daughter

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908)

    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

    2002.1034

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Dancing Woman from Jogaku sekai

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Hakubunkan (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

    2002.1035

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Goddess of Flowers from the series World Panorama (Sekai panorama)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Nakamura Fusetsu (Japan, 1866–1943 Japan), Printed by Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (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

    2002.1043

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Looking: Geisha from the series Beautiful Women and the Senses (Bijin to kankaku)

    Shi: Geigi from the series Bijin to kankaku

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Provenance

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards 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

    2002.1051

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Hearing: Female Shaman from the series Beautiful Women and the Senses (Bijin to kankaku)

    Cho: Miko from the series Bijin to kankaku

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1052

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Touching: Daughter from the series Beautiful Women and the Senses

    Shoku: Musume from the series Bijin to kankaku

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1053

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Smelling: Female Student from the series Beautiful Women and the Senses (Bijin to kankaku)

    Hi: jogakusei from the series Bijin to kankaku

    Japanese
    late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1054

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Tasting: High Class Lady from the series Beautiful Women and the Senses (Bijin to kankaku)

    Mikaku: Reijo from the series Bijin to kankaku

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1055

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Sleeping: Maiko from the series Beautiful Women and the Senses (Bijin to kankaku)

    Sui: Maiko from the series Bijin to kankaku

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1056

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Disheveled Woman under Cherry Blossoms Commemorating an Opera Gathering

    Reisho

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1907
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Rakuenkai

    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

    2002.1057

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper adhered to Japanese paper

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  • Woman with Garland of Snowflakes from Chûgaku sekai

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1906
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Hakubunkan (Japanese), Printed by Haibara Nakamura Kojo

    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

    2002.1058

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • 8 O'clock at Day in Yoshiwara (Tayori) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1061

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock and stencil; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • 10 O'clock at Day in Yoshiwara (Ryuren) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1062

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • 2 O'clock at Day in Yoshiwara (Usugesho) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1064

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • 4 O'clock at Day in Yoshiwara (Seiso) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1065

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • 6 O'clock at Night in Yoshiwara (Harimise) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1066

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • 10 O'clock at Night in Yoshiwara (Hikitsuke) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1068

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • 12 O'clock at Night in Yoshiwara (Yokotsuke) from the series The Twelve Hours of the Yoshiwara

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Odake Kokkan (Japanese, 1880–1945 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    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

    2002.1069

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Nurse as Benten from the series Seven Gods of Good Fortune

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Ôkura Kôjû (Japanese, modern, dates unknown Japanese), Publisher Bunrokudô (Japanese)

    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

    2002.1074

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Angel with Lilies

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Ôta Saburô (Japanese, 1884–1969 Japanese), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Printer Mitsuma Lithograph Printing (Mitsuma sekiin) (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

    2002.1082

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and embossing; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Water Lily

    Fuyo

    Japanese
    Taishô era
    cancelled 1920
    Sugiura Hisui (Japanese, 1876–1965), Publisher Kamigataya, Ginza (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

    2002.1168

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Changing Clothes with the Seasons

    Koromogae

    Japanese
    Taishô era
    Sugiura Hisui (Japanese, 1876–1965), Publisher Kamigataya, Ginza (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1175

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants on card stock

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  • Morning Sea from the series Seaside (Shisaido)

    Asa no umi from the series Shiisaido

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1910
    Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Publisher Yumeji gakai, Distributed by Tsuru-ya Gabô

    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

    2002.1239

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Second Daughter with a Lighthouse from the series Seaside (Shisaido)

    Todaimamori no dai nijo from the series Shiisaido

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1910
    Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Publisher Yumeji gakai, Distributed by Tsuru-ya Gabô

    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

    2002.1240

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Woman Standing on Bridge

    Japanese
    Showa era
    inscribed 1934
    Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Printed by Kato Takekazu

    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

    2002.1241

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock; organic and inorganic colorants, on Japanese paper

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    Postcards

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  • Tsubosaka-dera from the series Postcards of Plays (Shibai ehagaki)

    Tsubosaka-dera from the series Shibai ehagaki (1)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1912
    Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Publisher Tsuru-ya Gabô

    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

    2002.1250

    Medium or Technique

    Collotype; ink on card stock

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  • The Subjugation of the Demon Serpent

    Daija taiji

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Terasaki Kôgyô (Japanese, 1866–1919 Japanese), Publisher Sumiya

    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

    2002.1259

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Tokiwa Gozen from the series Historical Postcards (Rekishi ehagaki)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Tomioka Eisen (Japanese, 1864–1905 Japanese), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (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

    2002.1269

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and embossed texture; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Shizuka Gozen from the series Historical Postcards (Rekishi ehagaki)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Tomioka Eisen (Japanese, 1864–1905 Japanese), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    Eisen

    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

    2002.1272

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and embossed texture; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Princess on Horse Back from the series Historical Postcards (Rekishi ehagaki)

    from the series Rekishi Ehagaki

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Tomioka Eisen (Japanese, 1864–1905 Japanese), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Distributed by Hakubunkan (Japanese)

    Place of Creation: Japan

    Description

    Signed

    Eisen

    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

    2002.1274

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Woman with Umbrellas

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    about 1905
    Tomioka Eisen (Japanese, 1864–1905 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

    2002.1277

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Female Dancer

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Uemura Shôen (Japanese, 1875–1949 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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1279

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock and stencil; organic and inorganic colorants, metaliic pigmant on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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  • Two Women Enjoying a Summer Evening

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Uemura Shôen (Japanese, 1875–1949 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

    2002.1280

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Woman with Loose Hair Holding an Uchiwa

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Wada Eisaku (Japanese, 1874–1959)

    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

    2002.1357

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Love Letter (from an unidentified series)

    Kesobun

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1906
    Yamamura Kôka (Toyonari) (Japanese, 1885–1942)

    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

    2002.1372

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Woman with Plum Blossom Border (from an unidentified series)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Signed Isono (Japanese, dates unknown)

    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

    2002.1413

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Blind Lady from the series Picture Postcards of Likenesses (Nita mono ehagaki)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Ikeda Butsugai (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), Publisher Benridô (Japanese), Printed by Tokyo Kokubunsha

    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

    2002.1417

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Blue Stocking from the series Picture Postcards of Likenesses (Nita mono ehagaki)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Ikeda Butsugai (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), Publisher Benridô (Japanese), Printed by Tokyo Kokubunsha

    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

    2002.1419

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Out-of-Tune from Picture Postcards of Likenesses (Nita mono ehagaki)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Ikeda Butsugai (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), Publisher Benridô (Japanese), Printed by Tokyo Kokubunsha

    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

    2002.1420

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Going to Shimonoseki

    Shimonoseki yuki

    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

    Not On View

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  • New Year's Card: Attending a Concert

    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

    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

    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

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), 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

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown 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

    2002.1472

    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 with Cityscape

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    1932
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), 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

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  • New Year's Card: Modern Couple Dancing

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown 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

    2002.1475

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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

    Japanese
    Taisho- early Showa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown 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

    2002.1476

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • New Year's Card: Woman Playing Golf

    Japanese
    Taishô- early Shôwa era
    Atsuo (Japanese, dates unknown 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

    2002.1477

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

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  • Nurse Looking Over a Wounded Soldier

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1905
    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    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

    2002.1572

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock and stencil; organic and inorganic colorants, metallic pigment on layerd card stock (hold to light)

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  • Banzai Nippon, Banzai Admiral Togo from the series The Battle of the Japan Sea Commemorative Postcards

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Hochi shinbun sha, Printed by Nakamura Printing Factory (Nakamura kôjô), Distributed by Benridô (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

    2002.1583

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Young Woman and Peonies

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Nisshodo (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1586

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Goni Fair: In Commemoration of the Triumph

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Goni Fair Association (Goni kyoshinkai), Distributed by Shôseidô (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1595

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Muse and Musical Score in Commemoration of the Goni Fair

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1906
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Goni Fair Association (Goni kyoshinkai), Distributed by Shôseidô (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1596

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Wisteria Maiden (from an unidentified series)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1906
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kinseido (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

    2002.1598

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Two Women Conferring (from an unidentified series)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1906
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kinseido (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

    2002.1600

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Woman in Waves

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Nisshodo (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

    2002.1601

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • Woman Feeding Goose

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Nisshodo (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

    2002.1602

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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  • New Designs (from an unidentified series)

    Shin gara moyo

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1904
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Mitsukoshi Kimono Store (Mitsukoshi gofukuten)

    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

    2002.1613

    Medium or Technique

    Relief halftone; ink on card stock

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  • Popular Small Patterns (from an unidentified series)

    Ryuko komon

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1904
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Mitsui Kimono Shop (Mitsui gohukuten)

    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

    2002.1614

    Medium or Technique

    Relief halftone; ink on card stock

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  • View of Mitsui gofukuten during the Edo Period from the series Commemorating the Temporary Building of Mitsukoshi Department Store

    Mitsukoshi no zenshin Bunkanenchu no Mitsui gofukuten from the series Mitsukoshi gofukuten kari-eigyosho shinchiku kinen:

    Japanese
    late Meiji era
    cancelled 1908
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Mitsukoshi Kimono Store (Mitsukoshi gofukuten), Printed by Tokyo Printing Company (Tokyo insatsu kabushiki kaisha) (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1615

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and collotype; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    On View

    Walter Ames Compton, MD Gallery (Gallery 280)

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  • View of Mitsukoshi at its Temporary Location from the series Commemorating the Temporary Building of Mitsukoshi Department Store

    Mitsukoshi gofukuten kari-eigyosho shinchiku kinen: Shinchiku no Mitsukoshi kari-eigyosho

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1908
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Mitsukoshi Kimono Store (Mitsukoshi gofukuten), Printed by Tokyo Printing Company (Tokyo insatsu kabushiki kaisha) (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: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1616

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph and collotype; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    On View

    Walter Ames Compton, MD Gallery (Gallery 280)

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  • Yebisu Beer

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Japan Beer Breweries (Nihon biiru kabushiki kaisha)

    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

    2002.1622

    Medium or Technique

    Color relief halftone; ink on coated card stock

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  • The Contractual Ten Years of a Courtesan from Ehagaki sekai

    Kugai Junen

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1908
    Bokuchitei Kuronbo (Japanese, dates unknown Japanese), Publisher Kokkei shinbun sha (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: 14 x 10.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1659

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Summer Room from Ehagaki sekai

    Natsu zashiki

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1908
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kokkei shinbun sha (Japanese)

    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

    2002.1664

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Rain / Tora Gozen's Tears from Ehagaki sekai

    Toragaame

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1909
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kokkei shinbun sha (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: 14 x 10.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    2002.1670

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on textured card stock

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Woman Holding Hand Drum

    Tuzumi wo utsu bijin to cho

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    Nakazawa Hiromitsu (Japanese, 1874–1964 Japanese), Publisher Japanese Postcard Association (Nihon hagaki kai) (Japanese), Printer Mitsuma Lithograph Printing (Mitsuma sekiin) (Japanese)

    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

    2003.482

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock; right edge is perforated

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  • Woman with a Painting Set (from an unidentified series)

    Japanese
    late Meiji era
    Ôta Saburô (Japanese, 1884–1969 Japanese), Publisher Shôseidô (Japanese)

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1992 Philippe Barros, Paris, France; by 2002 to Karl Jaeger, Bath, England; September 2003 purchased by MFA from Karl Jaeger.

    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

    2003.599

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

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  • Maiko and Drum from the series Beautiful Women and Music (Bijin to onkyoku)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Fujishima Takeji (Japanese, 1867–1943 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    Description

    Provenance

    Purchased by the MFA from Martin and Rada Shapiro, Vintagepostcards.com, 312 Feather Tree Drive, Clearwater, FL, June 20, 2003.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Dimensions

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

    Accession Number

    2003.604

    Medium or Technique

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

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  • Gidayu Performer and Samisen from the series Beautiful Women and Music (Bijin to onkyoku)

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    1905
    Fujishima Takeji (Japanese, 1867–1943 Japanese), Publisher Sunbikai

    Description

    Provenance

    Purchased by the MFA from Martin and Rada Shapiro, Vintagepostcards.com, 312 Feather Tree Drive, Clearwater, FL, June 20, 2003.

    Credit Line

    Museum purchase with funds donated by Leonard A. Lauder

    Details

    Dimensions

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

    Accession Number

    2003.605

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodblock and stencil; organic and inorganic colorants on Japanese paper adhered to card stock

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    Asia, Prints and Drawings

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    Postcards

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  • Woman Viewing Postcards in an Album

    Japanese
    Late Meiji era
    cancelled 1906
    Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kubota (of Kanda in Tokyo)

    Description

    Provenance

    By May 2003 to Leonard A. Lauder, New York, New York; September, 2003 given by Leonard A. Lauder to MFA

    Credit Line

    Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards

    Details

    Dimensions

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

    Accession Number

    2003.642

    Medium or Technique

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

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    Asia, Prints and Drawings

    Classifications

    Postcards

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