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3 Women on the beach near Enōshima
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • 3 Women on the beach near Enōshima, circa 1800, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 376 x 250 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 376 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7874
Description

Courtesans travelling, one is seated in palanquin. Another lifts pipe and a third looks off into the distance. Mt. Fuji and Enōshima in background.