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Osakaya waitress trying to pull traveler into shop
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Osakaya waitress trying to pull traveler into shop, late 1760s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 100 min Isshoi (100 Poems Anthology)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 288 x 212 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 5/16 x 8 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 288 x 216 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 5/16 x 8 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7582
Label Text

Waitress pulls at hand and bag of traveller, tries to entice him to enter her restaurant. Dried fish and food containers can be seen on a tray by enterance. Above, cloud motif with poem by Semimaru mentioning the Ōsaka Pans near Kyoto. Dog at LR.