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#1, Boy Paying Formal Calls at New Year
  • Torii Kiyonaga
    1752–1815
    born: Uraga, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #1, Boy Paying Formal Calls at New Year, circa 1770s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Fūzoku Jūnitsui (Twelve Common Understandings)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 229 x 170 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 6 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 233 x 170 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 x 6 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7504
Description
Label Text

New Year scene (with pine, etc.). Boy at L has just made formal calling at courtesans house. Two women at enterance look out. Servant holds laquered tray on which the present was just given.