Woman Painting Her Lips, from the series Comparison of Beauties in Eastern Brocade (Azuma nishiki bijin awase)

「東錦美人合」 口紅

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804–10 (Bunka 1–7)
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu II (Kiyomine) (Japanese, 1787–1868), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School Reproduced from the Collection of Ken-ichi Kawaura (1919), #232; another print in the series: Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #59; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1621

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6927

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyomine hitsu
清峰筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#203); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection