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Maker(s):Keisai Eisen
Culture:Japanese (1790-1848)
Title:Shiba kanasugicho hisha monten, from the seriea Gorisho musubu no en'nichi [Lucky Days when Divine Favor is Granted]
Date Made:c. 1824
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 3/4 in x 10 in; 37.5 cm x 25.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Keisai / Eisen ga]; TITLE: recto, upp. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, Gorisho / musubu no / en'nichi]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shiba Kanasugicho]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. Hisa Monten]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kiwame]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [triple mountain with a wide leaf beneath].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.32.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A veriticl print showing a woman about to get under mosquito netting, with a fan (showing an advertisement for sennyoko, a perfume incense) in the hand a napkins between her lips. Insert of the Shrine to Bishamonten in Shiba, Kanasugicho (written on pennant) in the upper right corner. Publisher should be Tsutaya Juzaburo (1774-1852).

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; women; interiors

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