Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

『吉原傾城新美人自筆鏡』
New Mirror Comparing the Handwriting of the Courtesans of the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin jihitsu kagami)

Artist:
Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761–1816)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1784
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
14 15/16 × 10 1/4 in. (38 × 26 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mary and James G. Wallach Family Foundation Gift, in honor of John T. Carpenter, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.768
Not on view
Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow , Newton, Massachusetts (until d. 2012)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection," February 1, 2014–September 7, 2014.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection," October 20, 2015–January 22, 2017.

Related Objects

The Evening Wind-bell

Artist: Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761–1816) Date: ca. 1783 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Accession: JP937 On view in:Not on view

Three Women Standing on the Seashore

Artist: Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761–1816) Date: 1761–1816 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Accession: JP2796 On view in:Not on view

Newly Selected Fifty Poets of the Tenmei Era, One Poem Each (Tenmei shinsen gojūnin isshu)

Artist: Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761–1816) Date: 1786 Medium: Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper Accession: 2013.889 On view in:Not on view

Santoan's Chats: Short Records Written upon His Waking

Artist: Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761–1816) Date: 1844 Medium: Two volumes; ink on paper Accession: JIB101 On view in:Not on view

A New Series of Fifty Poets' Stanzas of the Temmei Period; A Bookcase of Humorous Poems in the Azuma (i.e. Edo) Style

Artist: Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761–1816) Date: January 30, 1786 Medium: Ink and color on paper Accession: JIB165 On view in:Not on view