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Courtesan Nioteru from the Ōgiya
  • Utagawa Kunimaru
    1793–1829
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Courtesan Nioteru from the Ōgiya, circa 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Seirō Bijin awase (Beauties of the Green Houses)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 343 x 242 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 343 x 242 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 13 x 9 in
  • Gift of Mr. L. Beecher Kellogg
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0115
Description

Courtesan from 3/4 rear view under faded cherry blossoms. Blind printing on sakura and parts of kimono. Toshidama title cartouche at top left corner.