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Ayasato smoking a pipe
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Ayasato smoking a pipe, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yoshiwara bijin awase (Comparison of Yoshiwara Beauties)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1002
Label Text

Image of a woman smoking. She is seated in the center looking at the top left corner. She is wearing a pink and green kimono with feathers. There is a black box at her knees. She holds a long cigarette holder. There is calligraphy on the top.