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Courtesan Hanamurasaki of the Tamaya
  • Japan
  • Courtesan Hanamurasaki of the Tamaya, 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2951
Description

Color print depicting a standing woman. The colors in the print are dark, and the woman is wearing a long, printed robe, which is dark green, and decorated in shades of orange and white. She is looking toward the right side of the print, and wearing many hair ornaments. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print.