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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1615
People
Yashima Gakutei, Japanese (1786? - 1868)
Title
Courtesan as Tôbôsaku (Dongfang Shuo), from the series Courtesans Viewed as the Immortals of Ressenden, One of Seven (Keisei mitate Ressenden, shichiban no uchi)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 傾城見立列仙傳
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print, surimono
Date
Edo period, circa 1824
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, embossing, and metallic pigments on paper
Dimensions
Shikishiban format: H. 20.8 cm x W. 18.5 cm (8 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Tôto Gakutei
  • seal: Sadaoka 定岡
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
1933.4.1615
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edythe Polster and Alfred H. Marks, Surimono: Prints by Elbow, Lovejoy Press (Washington D.C., 1980), p. 101

Exhibition History

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/09/2016 - 09/08/2016

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