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Agemaki reading Harunobu's book Ehon Ukiyobukuro
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Agemaki reading Harunobu's book Ehon Ukiyobukuro, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yoshiwara bijin awase (Comparison of Yoshiwara Beauties)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2894
Label Text

Color print depicting a woman seated on the floor and reading a book. There is another book, closed, on the floor in front of her, and she is wearing a long, patterned robe that is decorated in shades of pink and moss-green. There is calligraphy in the right side of the print.