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Azuma no nishiki (Eastern Silk)
  • Torii Kiyonaga
    1752–1815
    born: Uraga, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Azuma no nishiki (Eastern Silk), 1780s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 368 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 256 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7507
Description

Three courtesans enjoying sakura blossoms. One stands, 2 seated, of which one smoking from brazier. Elaborate designs on kimono with some karazuri details.