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Tsuki Tamaga uchi Shizuko (Moon: The Courtesan Shitake of the Tamaya)
  • Isoda Koryūsai
    1735–1790
    active: Japan
  • Tsuki Tamaga uchi Shizuko (Moon: The Courtesan Shitake of the Tamaya), mid 1770s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Untitled series of "Snow, Moon, Flowers" with titles in loveletter cartouches
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 226 x 152 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 6 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 226 x 152 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 6 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0047
Description

Two actors in female roles standing in front of a grassy area with flowering trees.
Spring scene with flowering sakura and flowers as backdrop to the courtesan Shitake and her lover. Canopy with tanzaku and lanterns blowing in the breeze.