A woman standing in a room reading the superscription of a letter held in her hand, and beside her on the floor, another woman holding a samisen. Back of them through the open shoji the water of a lake is seen, with a bird upon the shore and another flying down

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Title
A woman standing in a room reading the superscription of a letter held in her hand, and beside her on the floor, another woman holding a samisen. Back of them through the open shoji the water of a lake is seen, with a bird upon the shore and another flying down
Names
Suzuki, Harunobu, 1725?-1770 (Printmaker)
Collection

Charles Stewart Smith collection of Japanese prints

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1891
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: 113092
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Charles Stewart Smith Collection
Citation/reference: Smith E-14
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: Image: 11 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (28.3 x 20.6 cm) Paper / Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (28.3 x 20.6 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 341483
TMS Object Number: 113092
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5bc3b50-79cd-0133-4abd-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "A woman standing in a room reading the superscription of a letter held in her hand, and beside her on the floor, another woman holding a samisen. Back of them through the open shoji the water of a lake is seen, with a bird upon the shore and another flying down" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4e70da0-3355-0135-1794-31e1ef4a4c9f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "A woman standing in a room reading the superscription of a letter held in her hand, and beside her on the floor, another woman holding a samisen. Back of them through the open shoji the water of a lake is seen, with a bird upon the shore and another flying down" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4e70da0-3355-0135-1794-31e1ef4a4c9f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1891). A woman standing in a room reading the superscription of a letter held in her hand, and beside her on the floor, another woman holding a samisen. Back of them through the open shoji the water of a lake is seen, with a bird upon the shore and another flying down Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4e70da0-3355-0135-1794-31e1ef4a4c9f

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A woman standing in a room reading the superscription of a letter held in her hand, and beside her on the floor, another woman holding a samisen.  Back of them through the open shoji the water of a lake is seen, with a bird upon the shore and another flying down