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Otatsu, from the series Comparisons of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

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Eishô giga 栄昌戯画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo 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 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #23.2; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 392, list no. A32

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25 cm (14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4947

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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