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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:Courtesan, Guest, and Pet Monkey
Date Made:1600-1868 (Edo period)
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 11 15/16 in x 9 7/8 in; 30.3 cm x 25.1 cm; Sheet: 8 1/8 in x 7 3/16 in; 20.6 cm x 18.3 cm; Image: 5 3/4 in; 14.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Gakyojin Hokusai ga].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.17.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A circular scene of a courtesan in red kimono and a guest in brown kimono playing with a monkey dressed in red; a plum tree blossoms in the background. A different title: "A Couple Playing with a Monkey."

Ukiyo-e; courtesans; monkeys

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