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A Courtesan Reading a Letter

A work made of hanging scroll; ink and color on silk.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hanging scroll; ink and color on silk.

Date:

1820/25

Artist:

Chôbunsai Eishi
Japanese, 1756-1829

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Chôbunsai Eishi

Title

A Courtesan Reading a Letter

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

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1815–1830

Medium

Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

Dimensions

87.5 × 31.1 cm (34 1/2 × 12 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1965.1129

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