Wakana and Wakanoura of Wakanaya from the series Facing Mirrors: Courtesans of the Pleasure Quarters

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿 (1753 - 1806)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1800
Medium
Woodblock print; ink, color and mica on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 37.2 x 24.4 cm (14 5/8 x 9 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of the family of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number
F1974.105
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print (oban)

Keywords
bijinga, courtesan, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, oban, tate-e, ukiyo-e, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Published References
  • Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts John M. Rosenfield. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic, Prints, Lacquer., First Edition. Tokyo and New York, 1976. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum