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Imedo: Kawaguchi
  • Utagawa Yoshiiku
    1833–1904
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Imedo: Kawaguchi, 1869, 3rd month, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Shunshiki Sanjūrokkaiseiki (Spring Colors: The Thirty-six Teahouses)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 363 x 249 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 369 x 249 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7661
Description

Two courtesans relax on veranda in garden of the Kawaguchi restaurant in Imede, Tokyo. Description cartouche at top right corner with description of restaurant, including famous dishes.