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Courtesan Holding a Long Pipe

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e.

Date:

c. 1743

Artist:

Ishikawa Toyonobu
Japanese, 1711–1785

About this artwork

This image is designed in the pillar print (hashira-e) format, which were meant to be hung on house pillars. The designs often picture a single figure (sometimes two) cropped by the edges of the print. This use of cropping made a strong impression on European painters who collected Japanese prints in the 19th century.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Ishikawa Toyonobu

Title

Courtesan Holding a Long Pipe

Origin

Japan

Date

1738–1748

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e

Dimensions

70.2 × 17.0 cm

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.2250

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