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A House of Courtesans, from the series "The Appearance of Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara no tei)"

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; oban, sumizuri-e.
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  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; oban, sumizuri-e.

Date:

c. 1681/84

Artist:

Hishikawa Moronobu
Japanese, (?)-1694

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Hishikawa Moronobu

Title

A House of Courtesans, from the series "The Appearance of Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara no tei)"

Origin

Japan

Date

1676–1689

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; oban, sumizuri-e

Dimensions

31.6 × 46.7 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Henderson

Reference Number

1967.634

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