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Miyako no Fuji Maruebiya nai Otaka (Mt.Fuji in Kyōto: The Courtesan Otaka)
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Miyako no Fuji Maruebiya nai Otaka (Mt.Fuji in Kyōto: The Courtesan Otaka), 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shokoku Fuji (Mt. Fuji in Different Provinces)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 382 x 260 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/16 x 10 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 382 x 260 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/16 x 10 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7843
Description
Label Text

Mt. Fuji by Lake Biwa shown with boats of Lake Biwa in top left cartouche. In center a courtesan wearing a kimono decorated with mums stands by koto. A packet of Senjokō by her side.