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Creator Name: Doshin
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Japanese; fl. 1700-1716 Asia,East Asia,Japan
Creator Active Place: Asia,East Asia,Japan
Creator Name-CRT: Doshin
Title: Bijin
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1701
Creation End Date: 1733
Creation Date: early 18th cen.
Creation Place: Asia,East Asia,Japan
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Hanging scroll; ink, colors, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 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"
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1931.6
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, The Clarence Buckingham Collection
Subject Description: 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.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1931.6
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999

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