Search Results:

Viewing Record 1 of 1

Maker(s):Ito Shinsui
Culture:Japanese (1898-1972)
Title:Rouge, from the series Gendai bijin-shu dai-isshu [First series of modern beauties]
Date Made:1929 May (Showa 4)
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 24 in x 20 in; 61 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet: 16 13/16 in x 11 1/16 in; 42.7 cm x 28.1 cm; Image: 16 1/8 in x 10 5/16 in; 41 cm x 26.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shinsui ga]; SEAL: recto, upp. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, Shinsui]; DATE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Showa yon nen go getsu].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.152.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Vertical image of a woman seated on a cushion before her toilette mirror applying beni to her lips, wearing a blue/grey/green kimono in a nadeshiko pattern.

Label Text:
"Limited edition 0f 250 : # 208"

portraits; domestic space

Link to share this object record:

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email

2 Related Media Items


1 Related Objects

MH 1973.327.Q.RII
Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Tokiwa Gozen, from the series Kenjo reppu den [Lives of Wise and Heroic Women]
Viewing Record 1 of 1