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Kohōgi sōkōmei (Courtesan as the Opportune Rain)
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kohōgi sōkōmei (Courtesan as the Opportune Rain), circa 1800, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Santō no shigure (Autumn Rain in Shandong) (Would That They Could Change)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1516
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Color print of a woman wearing a long robe that is green, black, and blue. She is wearing several hair ornaments and there is calligraphy in the top and left side of the print. Poems by Shumman and Hakonami Shigetoshi.