Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • untitled, 1852, 10th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Bijin awase jūnigatsu no uchi (Beauties of the 12 Months)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 36.1 x 24.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Fina C. Ott
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0168

Image of two women; one seated and one standing. The seated woman is wearing a black kimono with brightly colored flowers, seated on teahouse seat. She is holding a pipe in her hand. The standing woman is wearing a blue kimono with floral decoration. She is holding a fan in her proper right hand. She is standing under a blossoming plum tree.