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Courtesan, Buddhist Priest (A Drinking Contest)
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
    1839–1892
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Courtesan, Buddhist Priest (A Drinking Contest), 1885, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 36.2 x 25.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/4 x 10 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Patrons and Benefactors Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0022
Description

Two images with text surrounding. The top image is of a female figure, dressed in a blue robe, holding a cup in her proper left hand. There is a tub (?) behind her to the right. There is a candlestick with lit candle to the left of the woman. The lower image is of an elderly male figure who is seated and hunching over. There are some objects to the right of the man.