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Numazu Ōsaka nai Senjū (The Courtesan Senju of Ōsakaya matched with Numazu, a station on the Tokaido)
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Numazu Ōsaka nai Senjū (The Courtesan Senju of Ōsakaya matched with Numazu, a station on the Tokaido), 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Keijō dōchū sugoroku Mitate Yoshiwara gojūsan no uchi (A Traveling Game of the fifty-three stations of the Tokaido with courtesans of the Yoshiwara Mitate Yoshiwara Gojusantsui)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 379 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 7/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 379 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 7/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7846
Description

Geisha attempts to light lamp. She is wearing a kimono decorated with grasshoppers and moths. Cartouche at top right corner with Numetsu and Tōkudō station, at the foot of Mt. Fuji.