Ono no Komachi, from the series A Set of Jewelled Beauties (Hanshôsoku bijin soroe)

「半装束美人揃 小野之小町」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1745
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, Early Japanese Prints in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1983), #33; Hillier, Vever cat. 1 (1976), #43; Ukiyo-e taisei 3 (1931), #105

Dimensions

Hosoban; 28.2 x 14.6 cm (11 1/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5783

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu
方月堂奥村文角政信正筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection