Description The daimyo were "lords" in the hierarchy of the ruling military aristocracy of feudal Japan. Though a maid, this woman's clothes and hairstyle reflect a degree of sophistication commensurate with the importance of the household she serves.
Provenance C. Robert Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques, Timonium, Maryland; purchased by Justine Lewis Keidel, Owings Mills, Maryland, after 1971; given to Walters Art Museum, 1991.
Inscriptions [Signature] Hiroshige ga
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991
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