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Beauties of the Three Capitals: Shimabara in Kyoto (right), Yoshiwara in Edo (center), and Shinmachi in Osaka (left)

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; uncut hosoban triptych, urushi-e.
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  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; uncut hosoban triptych, urushi-e.

Date:

c. 1755

Artist:

Torii Kiyohiro
Japanese, active c. 1737-76
and
Torii Kiyomitsu I
Japanese, 1735–1785

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Torii Kiyohiro

Title

Beauties of the Three Capitals: Shimabara in Kyoto (right), Yoshiwara in Edo (center), and Shinmachi in Osaka (left)

Origin

Japan

Date

1750–1760

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; uncut hosoban triptych, urushi-e

Dimensions

15 1/4 × 20 7/8 in.

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.1992

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