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Ise Furuichi (A geisha at Furuichi in Ise)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ise Furuichi (A geisha at Furuichi in Ise), circa early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Bijin fūzoku awase (Women's Manners)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 377 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 13/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 377 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 13/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1025
Description

Three women in an interior. The woman closest to the viewer is wearing a black kimono with white and blue flowers on the top and bottom and a pink and blue checkered obi around her waist. She is holding her right hand up to her mouth. There is a circular cartouche next to her head with calligraphy inside. Behind her are two women in front of a screen wall dancing around candles, parlour game.