Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Courtesan
  • Utagawa Sadatora, artist
    active circa 1825
    active: Japan
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    active: Japan
  • Courtesan, circa 1825, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōto shichi fukukai no uchi (Seven Lucky Seas of the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 385 x 268 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 385 x 268 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/8 x 10 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0375
Description

Female wrapped in kimono layers, surrounded by boxes and textiles. There is a circular landscape image in the top left quadrant.