Wisteria Maiden (Fuji Musume)

Wisteria Maiden (Fuji Musume)


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



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.

See also
Japanese Art
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Anonymous Gift

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