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First Cotton Kimono of Summer (Hatsu yukata), from the series First Series of Modern Beauties (Gendai bijin shû dai-isshû)

現代美人集第一輯 初浴衣

Japanese
Shôwa era
1929 (Shôwa 4), early summer
Artist Itô Shinsui (Japanese, 1898–1972), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 24; Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 54; Smith, The J. Print since 1900 (1983), #34, photo p. 58

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 42.8 x 28.2 cm (16 7/8 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.414

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shinsui ga (in block)
深水画

Markings

Artist's seal: Shinsui

Provenance

By 1966, Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Kirkpatrick, New York; 1966, sold by Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpatrick to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1966)

Credit Line

Justine F. Kershaw Fund