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Konosato of Echizenya composing a letter
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Konosato of Echizenya composing a letter, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yoshiwara bijin awase (Comparison of Yoshiwara Beauties)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 215.9 x 150.8 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 266.7 x 177.8 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0017
Label Text

A seated woman with a red and black kimono. In her left hand she holds a book. In her right hand she is holding a writing brush. Beside her is a box containing calligraphy writing materials.