In frame: 14 1/2 × 19 1/2 in. (36.83 × 49.53 cm)
Not in frame: 9 1/2 × 14 in. (24.13 × 35.56 cm)
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
Collected by David P. Harris. Source and date unknown.
Some color fading but otherwise in good condition. September 2022. - Ani Parnagian
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Artist signature at the lower right corner. Printing house mark at the lower left corner.
UTAGAWA Kuniyoshi (1797–1861)
Publisher: Yorozu-ya Kichibei
This print is the center sheet of a triptych of beautiful women (bijin) playing battledore (hago-ita). For the rightmost sheet, see 2020.412 (http://digital.kenyon.edu/arthistorystudycollection/1426) and for the leftmost sheet, see 2020.414 (http://digital.kenyon.edu/arthistorystudycollection/1425).
Japanese print, woman, leisure, sports