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Geisha in Tachibana-chô (Kitchûgi), from the series Contest of Contemporary Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Tôsei yûri bijin awase)

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Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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, about 1782 (Tenmei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0328; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #3.2, and pl. 15

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5628

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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