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Maker(s):Suzuki Harunobu
Culture:Japanese (1724-1770)
Title:Courtesan Making a Ball Toy
Date Made:1770
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 20 in; 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 8 5/16 in x 5 3/4 in; 21.1 cm x 14.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, kunitaki no fuki / kokoroya itosakura (?) / Matsushima].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.262.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A courtesan (Matsushima?) in red and green kimono sitting on the ground and making a ball.

beauty; women; courtesans; figures; pleasure quarters; brothels; portraits; poetry; toys

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