A Modern Beauty Compared to the Genji Story (Imayô bijin Genji mitate); photograph of a young woman, with reproduction of No. 1, Kiritsubo, from the series Lady Murasaki's Genji Cards (Murasaki Shikibu Genji karuta)

「(今様美人源氏見立)五拾四帖ノ内(桐つぼ)其一」 絵葉書 (紫式部源氏かるた 桐つぼ 壱)

Japanese
Late Meiji–Taishô era
early 20th century
Artist Unknown, Japanese, After Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Nagashima Banshudo


Place of Creation: Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2002.7528

Medium or Technique

Collotype; color lithograph; ink on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Signed

Baichôrô Kunisada ga

Markings

snake 1

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