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

琵琶(芸妓) 美人と音曲より

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


Place of Creation: Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, The Art of the Japanese Postcard (2004), cat. #118

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

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