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The Geisha Osasa of the Inabaya and the Maid (Nakai) Hata of the Bankôya (Geiko Inabaya Osasa, Bankôya nakai Hata), from an untitled series of Osaka geisha

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Signed

Chôki ga 長喜画

Provenance

October 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 1790s (mid Kansei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #378 (this design not mentioned)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.6 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4783

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints