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geisha and courtesans
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • geisha and courtesans, 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • set of four from unknown book
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2983

Color print of a woman standing in full, three-quarters view, wearing a long, black robe with a flowers and butterflies. The woman is wearing many hair ornaments and there is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print.