Woman Appplying Color to Her Lips (Portrait of Chiyo, a Maiko of Gion, Kyoto)

紅筆を持てる女

Japanese
Taishô era
1920 (Taishô 9), February
Artist Hashiguchi Goyô (Japanese, 1881–1921)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 4; Hockley, ed., Women of Shin Hanga (2013), #23; Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 18; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II, 1911-1920 (1999), #257; Hashiguchi Goyô ten (1995), #43

Dimensions

41.4 x 28.2 cm (16 5/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.59

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink, color, and mica on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Self-published.

Signed

Goyô ga (in block)
五葉画

Markings

Artist's seal: Hashiguchi Goyô

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA. (Accession date: January 9, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich