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Courtesan Standing before Mirror, from the series Contest of Beauties (Bijin awase)

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Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censors' seals: kiwame, Hamamatsuya Kôsuke 改印: 極、濱幸

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24

Japanese, Edo period, 1811 (Bunka 8), 8th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.187.15

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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