Kesa Gozen, from the series, Kokon meifu den (Stories of Famous Women)

Utagawa Kunisada, Japanese, 1786 - 1865

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1862

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 14 1/8 × 9 7/8 in. (35.9 × 25.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Judith L. and Joseph N. Barker, Class of 1966

2019.20

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, Kio Toyokuni ga within the artist's Toshidama cartouche, published by Sakanaya Eikichi of Uoya, with combined censor and date seal Inu-roku, aratame (year of the dog [1862], 6th month, examined)

Exhibition History

Narratives in Japanese Woodblock Prints, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 27-June 9, 2019.

Provenance

Scholten Japanese Art, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2019.

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