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十一 Juuichi (Eleven)
  • Hosoda Eishi
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
    Aoki Kenzaburō, publisher
    active: Japan
  • 十一 Juuichi (Eleven), 1887, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • 中古諸名家美人競 Chūko sho meika bijin kurabe (Comparisons of Beauties: Copies of Paintings by Famous Artists)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 234 x 174 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/16 x 6 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 274 x 212 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0101

The woman in this image is dressed in an elaborately decorated kimono, highlighted in places with gold-colored pigment. Her hair is adorned with multiple hairpins. The sash (obi) indicates that she is a courtesan. She is depicted without any setting.