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Wisteria Maiden (Fuji Musume)

Wisteria Maiden (Fuji Musume)

17th century

Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper

With mount: 154.9 x 28.9 cm (61 x 11 3/8 in.); Painting only: 71 x 25.2 cm (27 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Anonymous Gift 1963.96

Description

The wisteria maiden is an otsu-e subject thought to have been inspired by popular dances. Paintings such as this were often sold as good-luck charms for marriages. The maiden also appears in other images in this gallery.

See also
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Painting
Credit line: 
Anonymous Gift

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