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Asian Art
Artist: Hasegawa Sadanobu I, Japanese, 1809–1879

Two women beneath cherry blossoms

late 1840s–early 1850s

Surimono, double ō-ban, polychrome woodblock print with gaufrage

sheet: 15 3/16 × 20 3/8 in. (38.5 × 51.8 cm)
Gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
2018.116.12
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Joan B. Mirviss (dealer), New York; sold to Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, Koenigstein im Taunus, Germany, 2016 (on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017—2018); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.