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Lady Yugao
  • Utagawa Sadakage I
    active circa 1818–1844
    active: Japan, Japan
  • Lady Yugao, early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Genji monogatari (The Tale of Genji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 79 1/8 x 70 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1484
Label Text

Color print of a woman standing in front of a gate, in an outdoor setting. The woman is standing in the left side of the print, in three-quarters view. The wooden gate is covered with leaves and blossoms. The woman is wearing a long robe that is decorated in shades of green and brown, and she is holding a fan in front of her chest. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print. Poems by Shushintei and Sadakage.