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Maker(s):Suzuki Harunobu
Culture:Japanese (1724-1770)
Title:Courtesan and Kamuro
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 14 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 36.2 cm x 24.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.7 cm x 20.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscriptions.
Accession Number:  MH 1973.258.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Vertical chuban size, nishiki-e. A courtesan stands, holding her shomisen and adjusting a hair pin while her two Kamuro play with a decorative ball in the foreground. The shoji (sliding doors) are thrown open to reveal a plum tree in bloom.

figures; interiors; pleasure quarters; toys; women; music; musical instruments

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