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Ushi Gozen
  • Furakawa Sanchō
    active: Japan
  • Ushi Gozen, circa 1780s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 江都十社詣 Edo jūsha mōde (Visits to the Ten Shrines of Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 235 x 174.6 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0036
Description

Three courtesans by the side of a torii, visible at BL corner. New Years visit to the Ushi Gonzen shrine at Mimequri next to the Sumida River, a short boat trip from the Yoshiwara. Crescent moon at TL corner.