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Chitasei goyō (courtesan as The Wise Star, Wu Yong)
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Chitasei goyō (courtesan as The Wise Star, Wu Yong), circa 1800, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shantō no shigure (Autumn Rain in Shandong)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1517
Description
Literature

Color print of a woman wearing a long, printed robe in shades of yellow, peach, and green. She is looking toward the right side of the print and holding her hands outward. There is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poems by Shumman and Ito no Makime.