The AMICA Library
AMICA Library Year:
Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Japanese; fl. 1700-1716 Asia,East Asia,Japan
early 18th cen.
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Hanging scroll; ink, colors, and gold on paper
Painting on paper in a variety of colors and black representing a standing woman turning her head to the left, her left hand held up within her sleeve, her right hand lifting the skirts of her kimono. The hair is very finely drawn in contrast to the boldsweeping lines of the outer kimono which has upon it a bold design of plum blossoms and pine boughs. The upper part of the garment is vermilion, the lower part, a deep toned grey-blue and the undergarment grey-green with a pattern of vines and leaves. Originally a kakemono. Mounted in dark blue and green, and teacolored silk.
110.5 x 46.9 cm.Length of painting: 43 1/2" Width of painting 18 1/2" Length of mount: 74 7/8" Width of mount 24"
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Clarence Buckingham Collection
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