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Courtesan Reading a Letter

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; toku-oban, urushi-e.
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  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; toku-oban, urushi-e.

Date:

c. 1745

Artist:

Ishikawa Toyonobu
Japanese, 1711-1785

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Ishikawa Toyonobu

Title

Courtesan Reading a Letter

Origin

Japan

Date

1740–1750

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; toku-oban, urushi-e

Dimensions

50.6 × 23.0 cm (19 3/4 × 9 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1931.244

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