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Maker(s):Utagawa, school of
Culture:Japanese (1786-1865)
Title:Courtesan Tsutanosuke of the Daikokuya House
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm; 18 in x 14 in; Mount: 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm; 18 in x 14 in; Image: 35.56 cm x 22.86 cm; 14 in x 9 in; Sight: 37.465 cm x 24.13 cm; 14 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shin Yoshiwara / Edo Machi Ichi Chome / Daikokuya no uchi / Tsutanosuke].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.23.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
A vertical print of a courtesan dressed in elaborate headdress and brown-and-tan kimono with a rabbit design on her obi (belt), standing on a pair of high geta (Japanese footwear) outside a house under a cherry tree. The courtesan Tsutanosuke of the Daikokuya house.

Tags:
beauty; women; courtesans; figures; pleasure quarters; kimonos

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