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"Courtesan as Komachi"


Cho_bunsai Eishi ; Nishimuraya Yohachi


c. 1796

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Courtesan as Komachi', Cho_bunsai  Eishi      ;    Nishimuraya Yohachi
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 15 1/16 x 9 15/16 in. (38.3 x 25.3 cm) (image, sheet)22 1/16 x 18 in. (56 x 45.7 cm) (mat)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: Edo period, 18th-19th century
Inscriptions: waka by KomachiColor of flowers had changed Before I wasn't aware of thatWhile I'd been seeing the timePassing by me and the worldHana no iro wa Utsuri ni keri naItazura niWaga mi yo ni furu Nagame seshi ma ni Eishi ga Censor:kiwamePublisher:Nishimuraya
Physical Description: nishiki-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth Lathrop Sikes in memory of her brother Bruce Sikes, 1967
Accession Number: P.13,952
Artist: Yohachi Nishimuraya, Japanese
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese

Artist: Eishi Cho_bunsai, Japanese, 1756 - 1829
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1756 - 1829
Added to Site: February 28, 2009