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Sei Shonagon, from the illustrated book "Collection of Pictures of Beauties (Bijin e-zukushi)"

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; double-page illustration cut from a book.
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  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; double-page illustration cut from a book.

Date:

c. 1683

Artist:

Hishikawa Moronobu
Japanese, (?)-1694

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Status

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Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Hishikawa Moronobu

Title

Sei Shonagon, from the illustrated book "Collection of Pictures of Beauties (Bijin e-zukushi)"

Origin

Japan

Date

1673–1683

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; double-page illustration cut from a book

Dimensions

22.1 × 33.0 cm (8 5/8 × 13 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Kate S Buckingham Estate

Reference Number

1938.438

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