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九 Kyuu (Nine)
  • Yamaguchi Soken
    active: Japan
    Aoki Kenzaburō, publisher
    active: Japan
  • 九 Kyuu (Nine), 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: 231 x 169 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 6 5/8 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
  • 2002.0100

A woman is shown seated with her clothing loosely covering her figure. She is reading a long scroll that falls to either side of her body and the lacquer box that held it is opened in front of her. The rest of the print is blank.