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Utamachi, Matsunoi, Kamurasaki and Hanamurasaki
  • Kitao Shigemasa, artist
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
    Katsukawa Shunshō, artist
    active: Japan
  • Utamachi, Matsunoi, Kamurasaki and Hanamurasaki, 1776, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • (Mirror for Comparison of Green House Beauties)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220.7 x 301.6 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 11 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 299 x 308 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 12 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0028.a,b

Four courtesans by a football court, with names listed. Two of the women are seated at the left. The other two women are standing at the right.