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Matsubaya uchi Kisegawa Sasano, Takeno
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • Matsubaya uchi Kisegawa Sasano, Takeno, circa 1794–1795, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Seirō shichi Komachi (Seven Komachis of the Yoshiwara)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 377 x 250 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 378 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
  • 1928.7878
Description
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Catalogue raisonné

Bust portrait of the courtesan Kisegawa, her hair worn loosely as if after working. Intricate design of hair. Obi with dragon design. Collar a delicate print (first state has karazuri on collar).