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Shrine in Snow (Shatô no yuki), from the series First Series of Modern Beauties (Gendai bijin dai-isshû)

現代美人集第一輯 社頭の雪

Japanese
Shôwa era
1930 (Shôwa 5), winter
Artist Itô Shinsui (Japanese, 1898–1972), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley, ed., Women of Shin Hanga (2013), #41; Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 61

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 43.3 x 27 cm (17 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.331

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Edition: 15/250

MFA impressions: 50.330 (key block), 50.331 (color)

Signed

Shinsui ga (in block)
深水画

Markings

Artist's seal: Shinsui

Provenance

1950, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 9, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich