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Courtesans of Maruya, from the book "Mirror of Beautiful Women of the Pleasure Quarters (Seiro bijin awase sugata kagami)," vol. 2

A work made of color woodblock print; double-page illustration cut from a book.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; double-page illustration cut from a book.

Date:

1776

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho
Japanese, 1726-1792
Kitao Shigemasa
Japanese, 1739-1820

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Kitao Shigemasa

Title

Courtesans of Maruya, from the book "Mirror of Beautiful Women of the Pleasure Quarters (Seiro bijin awase sugata kagami)," vol. 2

Origin

Japan

Date

1776

Medium

Color woodblock print; double-page illustration cut from a book

Dimensions

21.4 × 29.5 cm (8 7/16 × 11 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Chester W. Wright

Reference Number

1961.189

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