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Maker(s):Kikugawa Eizan
Culture:Japanese (1787-1867)
Title:Sagimusume Bosetsu [Heron Girl], from the series Furyu Nagauta Hakkei [Eight fasionable views from the Nagauta repertoire]
Date Made:19th century
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 14 11/16 in x 9 1/2 in; 37.3 cm x 24.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto. upp. r.: [Japanese character, Sagimusume Bosetsu]; SIGNATURE: recto. upp. r.: [Japanese character, Eizan-hitsu]; SEAL: recto. upp. r.: [ill.]; TITLE: recto. upp. l.: [Japanese character, Furyu nagauta hakkei]
Accession Number:  MH 1949.47.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical print showing two women, one kneeling in front of a mirror and looking back to the other one, who stands behind and has two lacqure boxes in hand. discoloration prominent, very fragile.

Ukiyo-e; women; cosmetics; mirrors

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