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五 Go (Five)
  • Maruyama Ōkyo
    1733–1795
    born: Anafuto, Tamba province, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
    Aoki Kenzaburō, publisher
    active: Japan
  • 五 Go (Five), 1887, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • 中古諸名家美人競 Chūko sho meika bijin kurabe (Comparisons of Beauties: Copies of Paintings by Famous Artists)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 233 x 172 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 274 x 212 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0097
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

A woman is depicted in a rather plain gray kimono with an obi with autumn motifs. She holds a white, round fan and looks down at 2 dogs. One dog is white and the other is black, gray and white. The print also includes a printed signature on the right side that reads.