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Raphael and his beloved

Raphael and his beloved

Print showing Raphael standing before Margherita Luti, seated, looking up at him. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979... more

[Susanna and the elders]

[Susanna and the elders]

Title from shelflist card. Collector's mark of John P. Heseltine (Lugt 1508). Bartsch, 33. Amand-Durand, 33. Hubbard Fund, 510020.

Death and the Devil surprise two women DH monogram

Death and the Devil surprise two women DH monogram

Print shows Death and the Devil interrupting the lives of two wealthy women. Title devised by Library staff. Bradley Collection. Stamped on verso: Tilgungs-Stempel K.K.C. Stamped on verso: Kupferstich-Sammlung ... more

[Six women who meet daily to spin and discuss family life and current events]

[Six women who meet daily to spin and discuss family life and current ...

Illus. in: Die Evangelien vande spinrock wilt aenscouwen, Thantwerpen, ca. 1550. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Woman Misc. 16th c.; RBD; Shelf.

[Interior of Canadian Indian dwelling; women are weeping over dying warrior in hammock; parrot is perched on rafter]

[Interior of Canadian Indian dwelling; women are weeping over dying wa...

Illus. in: André Thevet, Les Singularitiés de la France Antarctique, autrement nommé Amerique (Paris 1558), page 86. Ref. copies may be in SSF(Gr) - INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA CANADA 16 ? This record contains unv... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting with bows and arrows on snowshoes; "women hunt...as nimbly...or more than men"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry th...

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native woman of Dasamonquepeio showing manner of dress and way of carrying a child on her back; view of river and landscape in the background. Illus. in: Admiranda nar... more

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Native woman of Pomeiock carrying a clay vessel, and her daughter holding a doll and a rattle.

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed prisoner

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 87. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry these around a hut while they scream with pleasure

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry th...

Nude Indians butchering and cooking human bodies. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 86. This record contains unverified data from old caption card.

Johannes Staden as prisoner in a circle of Indian women who dance around him

Johannes Staden as prisoner in a circle of Indian women who dance arou...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Lerii's account of women washing the dead body to prepare it for frying

Johannes Lerii's account of women washing the dead body to prepare it ...

Nude Indians butchering hostages. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 195. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card... more

Johannes Staden is being exhibited as a prisoner by the Indian women

Johannes Staden is being exhibited as a prisoner by the Indian women

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 27. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Mandioka root [being] prepared by Indian women to produced a liquid brew. This makes the tribesmen drunk

Mandioka root [being] prepared by Indian women to produced a liquid br...

Indian men drinking and dancing. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, 1593, pl. 75. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Two semi-nude Indian women with babies on their backs. In the background are boats on water

Two semi-nude Indian women with babies on their backs. In the backgrou...

Illus. in: Theodore de Bry, America, part I (Frankfurt, 1600), Plate X. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

December

December

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of December, showing pigs being slaughtered and processed, sheaves of wheat or corn readied for storage, cows and pigs gathered into the town square on the left... more

November

November

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of November, showing pigs grazing, swineherds resting, and women minding children, also with trees at center and a distant view of a village. Includes the zodia... more

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

Woman(?) seated outdoors, with various animals, books and a suit of armor lying on ground. Marsh collection. LeBlanc 58.

The procuress

The procuress

Print shows a woman presenting a young woman to an elderly man in his bedchamber. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: Deposit received from Joseph Verner Reed 1949. Gift; Joseph Verner Reed; 1949.... more

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and attendants) seated on a throne; he is pointing toward the sky where some of his astronomical discoveries are depicted]

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and at...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opere di Galileo Galilei .... Bologna : Per gli hh del Dozza, 1655-56 [v.1, 1656] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leo... more

[Allegorical scene during Second Punic war, showing Roman galleys in background; with old man and women in foreground]

[Allegorical scene during Second Punic war, showing Roman galleys in b...

Reference copy in LOT 4613. Illus. in: The Second Punick war between Hannibal, and the Romanes. London, 1661.

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... more

[A popular beauty]

[A popular beauty]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing left. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan, facing left, wearing a waterwheel and waves pattern kimono.

[Reading a love letter]

[Reading a love letter]

Print shows a young woman reading a love letter. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan wearing feather-pattern kimono. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Purchase; H. Ir... more

[Preparing for the first battle]

[Preparing for the first battle]

Print shows a young woman arranging a warrior's hair prior to entering a battle. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese print... more

Yūjo chōkarō

Yūjo chōkarō

Print shows a courtesan portraying the Chinese sage Zhang Guo Lao Chōkarō releasing his magic horse from a small gourd. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specia... more

Haha to ko

Haha to ko

Print shows a mother and her son with an open book; the boy is resting on top of the book, preventing his mother from reading it. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pr... more

Kage e

Kage e

Print shows two geishas entertaining a man, one is making shadow puppets and the other is playing a shamisen.

Kaya no uchisoto

Kaya no uchisoto

Print shows a man, woman, and a child resting outside mosquito netting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa).... more

Toragaishi

Toragaishi

Print shows a woman standing and a warrior attempting to pick up a large rock. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Chub... more

Shuen

Shuen

Print shows two geishas and a man eating; there is a shamisen next to one of the women, the other is holding a tea or sake pot. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... more

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke as a courtesan and Ichikawa Danjūrō as a merchant.

Sannin no yakusha

Sannin no yakusha

Print shows three actors, two playing shamisens and one with a teapot or sake pot, two are in the roles of women.

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more

Hanauri

Hanauri

Print shows a woman selling flowers in pots on shelves suspended from a shoulder pole. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosob... more

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

Print shows men and women eating and entertaining while looking at the full moon at a large building or pavilion in Shinagawa, on the Tōkaidō Road. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa)... more

San kiyomizu komachi

San kiyomizu komachi

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Nana komachi : Seven Komachi. Format: Hosoban Urushi-e. Forms part of: Japanese print... more

[A willing letter writer]

[A willing letter writer]

Print shows a man with two women, one of the women is writing a letter. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Kyō

Kyō

Print shows a man and a woman playing a game, possibly go, on a kimono with a ruled pattern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ... more

[The beauty Osome]

[The beauty Osome]

Print shows Osome, a tragic beauty, full-length, standing, looking at a book. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Beauties of the three capitals triptych]

[Beauties of the three capitals triptych]

Print shows three courtesans, full-length, standing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Santo sanpukutsui. Adachi modern... more

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, hanging poems in a blossoming cherry tree.

[Playing with a puppet]

[Playing with a puppet]

Print shows kabuki actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I in the role of a puppeteer, standing, full-length, facing right, holding a puppet of the courtesan Matsuyama above his head. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi ... more

[Beauty holding a book]

[Beauty holding a book]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing in front of an illustrated screen, holding a book.

[Two lovers in a boat]

[Two lovers in a boat]

Print shows a man and a woman in a boat; the man is holding a small drum and appears to be serenading the woman beneath the moon.

[Two girls whispering]

[Two girls whispering]

Print shows a woman, sitting, embracing a young girl, and whispering to her. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Landscape, with six women bathing]
Marriage à la mode--the toilette scene / invented painted & published by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by S. Ravenet.

Marriage à la mode--the toilette scene / invented painted & published ...

Several persons engaged in conversation in a lady's boudoir. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, politic... more

Ito zukuri

Ito zukuri

Print shows two women preparing silk thread. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Hōnen kaiko yōiku : Sericulture. Forma... more

Whipping John of Islington

Whipping John of Islington

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a man holds a bare-bottomed woman with a pained look on her face on his back as another woman holds up the woman's dress and points to her naked backside; a man, ... more

Chatsumi

Chatsumi

Print shows two women with short benches and small baskets, and a young boy; one of the women is picking tea leaves, the other has finished her task and is departing with the young boy. Title and other descript... more

Femmes d' Afrique, en differens Habits. 1. Femmes de qualite, 2. femmes du commun, 3. esclaves J.N. Tardieu filius sculp

Femmes d' Afrique, en differens Habits. 1. Femmes de qualite, 2. femme...

Print shows three groups of African women wearing the dress of upper class and lower class women, and a female slave with two children. Title from item. Printed at bottom right: T. IV. No. XXIV. Trimmed to with... more

[Costumes of Chile]

[Costumes of Chile]

Drawing shows six Chilean clothing styles identified as: 1. costume du peuple; 2. costume de campagne; 3. Indien manœuvre; 4. costume d'èglise; 5. costume de promenade; and 6. officier de hussards. Title devise... more

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a tightly corsetted courtesan admires herself in a mirror as her maid, or procuress, views her from behind. This scene is mirrored by a cat toying with a mouse un... more

Engawa no wakai danjo

Engawa no wakai danjo

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Chuban Nishikie. Signed Suzuki Harunobu. Modern Reproduction, but apparently NOT ba... more

Ane otōto no isakai

Ane otōto no isakai

Print shows a young woman and a young boy playing with toys.

[Caricature of a woman dancing]

[Caricature of a woman dancing]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Beauties from Fukagawa]

[Beauties from Fukagawa]

Print shows several women and various architectural elements at the Fukagawa station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawin... more

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for the lady.

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for th...

Print shows the well-known courtesan Catherine Maria "Kitty" Fisher sprawled on the ground after falling off her horse; several men quickly gather at the scene of her misfortune as another on horseback leaps a ... more

Fumi yomu yūjo

Fumi yomu yūjo

Print shows a woman seated on a bench reading a scroll, one end of which a cat is playing with from under the bench. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialis... more

La coquette Gravé d'après le dessein de Fr. Boucher par J. Daullé graveur du roy

La coquette Gravé d'après le dessein de Fr. Boucher par J. Daullé grav...

Print after François Boucher's drawing shows portrait of a young woman. Title from item. Trimmed close to image.

Nakamura matsue

Nakamura matsue

Print shows the actor Nakmura Matsue in a female role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Attributed to: Torii, Kiyomitsu. Format: part o... more

[Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

[Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

Print shows a dancer from the popular Musume Dojoji dance drama of the kabuki theater. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Print shows a young woman, wearing high geta and a kimono with hat designs, rolling a large snowball. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006... more

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman or girl facing left. Her hair hangs down to the nape of her neck. A small lock of hair hangs over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Ink has been used to enhance the outline of her hair. Title devised by Library staff. Faint blind stamp below image: Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman facing left with a bun in her hair, and strand of hair over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Peales Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman or girl facing left with a bun or ribbon high in her hair, and short strand of hair over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-44431).

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Print shows a young woman, Osugi, holding a tobacco pipe and tray of tobacco. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Benizuri... more

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 2]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 2]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Her hair tapers to the nape of her neck. A small lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 4]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 4]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. She wears her hair in a bun. A large lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Print shows actor Arashi Hinaji in an onnagata role as the princess Jōruri Gozen, standing on a veranda, holding a lantern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Onoe matsusuke no odamakihime to ōtani hiroji no okabe no ro

Onoe matsusuke no odamakihime to ōtani hiroji no okabe no ro

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Benizuri-e. Forms part of: R. Leicester Harmsworth collection. Forms part of: Japanese... more

Fūryū yastushi hagoromo

Fūryū yastushi hagoromo

Print shows a woman (possibly the Tennin, an aerial spirit or celestial dancer) standing on a man in order to remove her feather-mantle (hagoromo or heavenly kimono) which is hanging on the branches of a tree; ... more

Koto o hiku kanjo

Koto o hiku kanjo

Print shows a woman playing a koto. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosoban Benizurie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and dr... more

Yayoi

Yayoi

Print shows children playing, two carrying a palanquin, outside the entrance to a house where, within, a man and a woman are eating. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo... more

Segawa kikunojō [to] ichikawa yaozō

Segawa kikunojō [to] ichikawa yaozō

Print shows the actors Segawa Kikunojo and Ichikawa Yaozo, one portraying a female role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosob... more

Chōsui

Chōsui

Print shows two women struggling over a poem or letter scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fūryū goshikizumi : Mo... more

[Two women gathering lotus blossoms]

[Two women gathering lotus blossoms]

Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Yatsushi kikujidō

Yatsushi kikujidō

Print shows a woman picking chrysanthemums along the banks of a stream. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa).... more

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

Print shows a full audience of men and women at a kabuki theater. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Woman with dogs, infant, and goats in the wilderness

Woman with dogs, infant, and goats in the wilderness

Print shows a shepherdess with goats, praising her dog for finding an infant among antique statues and armaments in the wilderness. Includes a remarque at bottom center showing a coat-of-arms, topped with crown... more

Semitori

Semitori

Print shows a woman and a child catching crickets.

Hagi no tamagawa

Hagi no tamagawa

Print shows two woman or a man and a woman embracing on the banks of a river. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Chuban ... more

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Print shows an interior scene with two courtesans admiring a screen painting of an actor or beautiful woman by the painter Okumura Masanobu. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spons... more

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Print shows two women on the Ryōgoku Bridge at sunset. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fūryū edo hakkei : Modern vers... more

Engawa no wakashū to onna

Engawa no wakashū to onna

Print shows a young man and a young woman standing on a veranda, with a rooster and a hen standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005... more

Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women with a large washtub and a hammock, washing cloth and laying it on the hammock to dry. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 20... more

Kaya no hahako

Kaya no hahako

Print shows a woman breast feeding an infant behind mosquito netting, with a female servant standing next to a large lantern outside the netting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... more

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