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Komachi on the Gravepost (Sotoba Komachi), from the series Seven Komachi (Nana Komachi no uchi)

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Poem 「極楽のうちならばこそあしからめそとは何かはくるしかるべき」

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Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about late 1820s (late Bunsei era)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.29

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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Prints