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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.631
People
Hosoda Eishô (Chôkôsai), Japanese (active 1780 - 1800)
Title
The Courtesan Kasugano of Sasaya (Sasaya uchi Kasugano), from the series Contest of Tea House Beauties (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Kakuchû bijin kurabe: Sasaya uchi Kasugano
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
Late Edo period, circa 1795-1796
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock print in "ôban" format; ink, colors, and mica on paper with printed signature reading "Eishô ga"
Dimensions
Paper: H. 37.5 cm x W. 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.631
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Narazaki Muneshige, Ukiyo-e shuka [Collection of the Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e Prints in Museums] Volume 8: Foggu Bijutsukan [Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University], Neruson Bijutsukan [Nelson Atkins Museum]..., Shogaku-kan (Tokyo, Japan, 1980 [Showa 55]), Color Plate 036; pp. 78-79

Exhibition History

Women and the Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/10/1994 - 03/05/1995

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