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geisha with iris crown
  • Yanagawa Shigenobu
    born: Yanagawa, Japan ; active: Japan
  • geisha with iris crown, early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 184 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 1/16 x 72 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1512
Label Text

Color print of a woman wearing a long, printed robe that is decorated in shades of red, green, and brown. She is standing in three-quarters view, facing the right side of the print. There is a large square of blue fabric on the floor behind her, and there is a small potted plant on the floor in the left side of the print. There is calligraphy in the right side of the print. Poem by Tsurunoya.