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Maker(s):Tamagawa Shucho
Culture:Japanese (active 1790-1803)
Title:A Beauty Rests with a Boy
Date Made:1790s
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 14 11/16 in x 10 1/16 in; 37.3 cm x 25.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tamagawa Shucho ga]; SEAL: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kiwame]; SEAL: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hanmoto].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.361.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Vertical image of a beauty in grey and black kimono rests from fanning herself while a young boy by her side dables with gold fish in a flat basin. Published by Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudo).

Tags:
beauty; women; courtesans; figures; leisure; mothers; children; interiors

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