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Maker(s):Keisai Eisen
Culture:Japanese (1790-1848)
Title:Oji Takinogawa [Oji Takino Waterfall], from the series Toto Meisho Awase [Matches for Famous Places in Eastern Capital]
Date Made:ca. 1835-1843
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 14 1/4 in x 9 3/16 in; 36.2 cm x 23.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Keisai Eisen ga]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Toto Meisho Awase]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Oji / Takinogawa]; SEAL: recot, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Mi]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kiwame].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.30.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
A veritical print of a beauty in blue and green kimono holding a big black and yellow umbrella, looking to the left. Two inserts with landscapes to the right behind the woman.

Tags:
beauty; women; courtesans

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