Woman at the Bath (Yokujô no onna)

浴場の女

Japanese
Taishô era
1915 (Taishô 4), October
Artist Hashiguchi Goyô (Japanese, 1881–1921), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 12; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II, 1911-1920 (1999), #217; Hizô ukiyo-e taikan: Mura (Muller coll.; 1990), pl. 108; Nihon hanga bijutsu zenshû 7 (1962), #176

Dimensions

41.8 x 27.7 cm (16 7/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1875

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Generally considered to be the first shin hanga print.

Signed

Goyô ga (in block)
五葉画

Markings

Artist's seal: Shikisaku

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