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two geisha pausing on a journey
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • two geisha pausing on a journey, circa early 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1500

Color print of two women, one seated on a bench and another standing next to her. Both of the women are wearing long, green robes, and several hair ornaments. There is a flowering branch in the bottom right corner of the print, on the bench next to the seated woman. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print. Poem by Ryūōtei.