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Parody of Daimyō Procession by Courtesans
  • Utagawa Toyokuni I
    1769–1825
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Parody of Daimyō Procession by Courtesans, mid 1790s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: A 380 x 254 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: A 380 x 254 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: B 378 x 254 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: B 378 x 254 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: C 379 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: C 379 x 254 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: D 380 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: D 380 x 255 mm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7631.a-e
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Description

Procession with dancing yarimochi (spear carriers) followed by naginatamochi and walking central figure with many hairpins who has a parasol carried by the sole male figure. Laquered palanquin carried by women at front of procession. Mt. Fuji in background.