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== Woodblock print information ==
== Woodblock print information ==
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Woodblock print information

Vol 1 standing combing hair.png

Ehon (illustrated book)

Yoshiwara bijin awase (The Beautiful Women of the Yoshiwara)

吉原美人合 (絵本青楼美人合) 吉原美人合 (絵本青楼美人合)

Artist: Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese, 1725–1770 鈴木春信

Image of standing woman combing hair from volume 1

Japanese, Edo period, 1770 (Meiwa 7)

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper; 26.0 x 18.9 cm (ôhon)

Collection: Asia, Prints and Drawings, MFA 2006.1537.1-5

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

for more information see:

MFA Online Collections Database


Analysis point Results
Pt 1 yellow comb turmeric, orpiment
Pt 2 red collar madder
Pt 3 brown robe safflower, dayflower
Pt 4 green sash dayflower + ?
Pt 5 pale green dayflower + ?