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Maker(s):Keisai Eisen; Wakasaya Yoichi, published by
Culture:Japanese (1790–1848); Japanese (active ca. 1794-1897)
Title:Shigeoka from the Okamoto House (Okamotoya uchi Shigeoka)
Date Made:ca. 1820s
Materials:woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:sheet: 14 in x 9 1/4 in ; 35.6 cm x 23.5 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1994.98
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

A high-ranking courtesan (oiran) and her girl attendant (kamuro) standing under cherry blossoms. Signed Keisai Eisen hitsu with kiwame seal and seal of publisher Wakasaya Yoichi.

figures; women; female; standing; kimonos; headdresses; beauty; branches; flowers; pose

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