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Two Seated Men Argue in Front of a Geisha
  • Katsukawa Shungyō
    active late 1700s–early 1800s
    active: Japan
  • Two Seated Men Argue in Front of a Geisha, circa 1810, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 179 x 246 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Val-Mejias
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0008
Description

Three figures seated on a beige ground. There are two men in the center foreground. They are facing one another with bare legs. There is a woman in the top right corner (identified as a geisha).