Woman Reading a Letter

Fumi yomu bijin
文読む美人図

Japanese
Edo period
about Bunsei era (1818–30)
Katsushika Hokusai II (Japanese, dates unknown)


Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Ukiyo-425

Dimensions

Image: 80.4 x 28.5 cm (31 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.123

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Prior to 1911 purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow; 1911 given to the Museum by William Sturgis Bigelow

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection