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“Woman Holding Up a Parasol” from the series Ten Classes of Women’s Physiognomy (Fujo ninsō juppen: Higasa o sasu onna)

Artist:
Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1792–93
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
15 x 10 1/8 in. (38.1 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2730
Not on view
Signature: Sōkan Utamaro kōga (thoughtfully drawn by Utamaro the physiognomist)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
London. British Museum. "The Works of Kitagawa Utamero, 1754–1806," August 31, 1995–October 22, 1995.

Chiba City Museum of Art. "The Works of Kitagawa Utamero, 1754–1806," November 3, 1995–December 10, 1995.

New York. Japan Society Gallery. "The Architect's Other Passion: Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan," March 28, 2001–July 15, 2001.

New York. Asia Society. "Designed for Pleasure: The World of Edo Japan in Prints and Paintings, 1680–1860," February 27, 2008–May 4, 2008.

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