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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Culture:Japanese (1797-1861)
Title:Aki no yukei [Evening View of Autumn]
Date Made:ca. 1850
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Housing: 24 in x 20 in; 61 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 13 7/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 35.2 cm x 23.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Aki no yukei]; SIGNATURE: recot, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, IchiyĆ«sai Kuniyoshi ga]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hama]; SEAL: recot, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kinugasa]
Accession Number:  MH 1949.20.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
A young girl in blue flowing kimono with brown obi, surrounded by branches of the autumn shrub bushclover (hagi) in bloom.

Tags:
beauty; women; courtesans; figures; flowers; pleasure quarters

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