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Courtesans Sango (R) and Kiriyama (L), from the book Midare Fuji, second edition

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The book was formerly attributed to Furuyama Moroshige or Okumura Masanobu and was given the generic title Keisei ehon (Picture Book of Courtesans) The correct artist and title are now known from the surviving preface and colophon of the impression in the Chiba City Museum of Art. The first...

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Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 35 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.368

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints