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Toyoyama of the Okamotoya, kamuro Yamaji and Nishiki, from the series Seven Prominent Residents of the Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara zensei shichikenjin)

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The series title is a pun on the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove (Chikurin shichikenjin) in ancient China.

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga 渓斎英泉画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 24.8 cm (15 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2311

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints