Woman Looking out a Round Window at a Woman with a Komusô Hat

虚無僧姿の美人を窓から見る美人

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Koikawa Harumasa (Banki) (Japanese, active about 1801–1818)


Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #828

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 61.6 x 11.4 cm (24 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.364

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mark of unidentified publisher, Genshoku #1017.

Signed

Banki ga (on the bamboo flower container in the background)
晩器画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24