First Make-up of the Year (Hatsu-geshô)

初化粧

Japanese
Shôwa era
1935 (Shôwa 10), January
Artist Dômoto Inshô (Japanese, 1891–1975), Publisher Baba Nobuhiko (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The Kansai View (Amsterdam, Nihon no hanga exh. cat. 9, 2013), fig. 28; Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 234; Smith, Modern Japanese Prints (1994), pl. 57; Hizô ukiyo-e taikan: Mura (Muller coll.; 1990), pl. 141

Dimensions

51. x 36.6 cm (20 1/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1853

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Edition: 87/250

This impression lacks the inscriptions in the margins.

Signed

Inshô (in block)
印象

Markings

Artist's seal: Inshô

Provenance

By 1935, Mrs. Wilmot R. Evans, Boston; 1935, sold by Mrs. Evans to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 5, 1935)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group