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Two Shinzo & Five Kamuro on Visit to Mimeguri Shrine
  • Torii Kiyonaga
    1752–1815
    born: Uraga, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Two Shinzo & Five Kamuro on Visit to Mimeguri Shrine, 1780s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 351 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 13/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 351 x 256 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 13/16 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7509
Description

Two Shinzō (apprentice courtesan) and 5 kamuro (attendants to courtesans usually girls under 10 years of age). Figures in front, all with obi with same basic design (of tea house). In middle distance to left, traveler. To right grove. Embossed design with flowers on kimono.