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Maker(s):Kikukawa Eizan
Culture:Japanese (1787–1867)
Title:Kakemono-e (full length portrait of Courtesan)
Date Made:ca. 1807–1814
Type:Print
Measurements:Overall: 12 15/16 in x 10 3/4 in; 32.9 cm x 27.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1994.131
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Label Text:
Signed "Kikugawa Eizan hitsu" ('drawn by Kikugawa Eizan') vertically descending at lower-right. While an exact date of publication is not yet known, the style of Eizan's signature is consistent with other examples dating from ca. 1807–1814, a period in which he also executed many bijinga, or prints of beautiful ladies.

Tags:
women; female; figures; standing; pose; kimonos; headdresses; beauty; patterns; fashion

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