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actors Yasohachi and Yaegiri as courtesan with love letters
  • Torii Kiyohiro
    active 1737–1776
    died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • actors Yasohachi and Yaegiri as courtesan with love letters, 1750, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 314 x 142 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 5 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 314 x 142 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 5 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7513
Description

Temezawa Yashohachi and Ogino Yaegiri as courtesans, both holding a love letter. Interior scene wiht visible balcony and flowering plums. Elaborate textile patterns with family crests.