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Courtesans of the Ôgiya: Fumikoshi, kamuro Shiori and Taori; Nanakoshi, kamuro Mineno and Takane; Kasugano, kamuro Wakana and Kochô; Miyahito, kamuro Tsubaki and Shirabe; Takigawa, kamuro Onami and Menami; Hanaôgi, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta

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One sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Eishi ga 栄之画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1790s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #103; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 176 (mistakenly identified as part of Matsubaya triptych), list no. 167

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.42

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints