Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Ita sō: Kansei nenkan jorō no fūzoku (Looking in Pain: The Appearance of a Kansei-era Prostitute)
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, artist
    1839–1892
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
    Wada Hari Yu, carver
    active: Japan
    Tsunashima Kamekichi, publisher
    active: Japan
  • Ita sō: Kansei nenkan jorō no fūzoku (Looking in Pain: The Appearance of a Kansei-era Prostitute), 1888, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Fūzoku Sanjūni sō (Thirty-two Aspects of Customs and Manners)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 355 x 236 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 363 x 236 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 9 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0317
Description
Label Text
Exhibitions

Woman biting on towel, turning away from tatooing done on her arm.