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Title

(Scene in a Courtesan House)

Artist

Suzuki Harunobu

Date

18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
(Scene in a Courtesan House), Suzuki Harunobu
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Medium: Books | From a woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper
Size: 8 1/16 x 10 15/16 in. (20.5 x 27.8 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: texts on the top and bottom are supposedly the story related to the scenetexts around the figures are dialogues of the people
Physical Description: double page from an illustrated book
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Richard P. Gale
Accession Number: 74.1.309
Artist: Harunobu Suzuki, Japanese, 1725 - 1770
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1725 - 1770
Added to Site: February 28, 2009