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Yoshiwara Courtesan
  • David Bull, artist
    born 1951
    active: Japan
    Kitao Shigemasa
    1739–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Yoshiwara Courtesan, 2000
  • Surimono Album #2
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: Echizen hoshi
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 212 x 147 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 5 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 227 x 156 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in
  • Presented by D. Bull
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0065.02
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Courtesan in many layers of robes leaning over porch railing, small pine in front of porch, and rain/snow in upper right corner.