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(Courtesan with a Pekinese Dog)


Totoya Hokkei


18th-19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
(Courtesan with a Pekinese Dog), Totoya Hokkei
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 8 7/16 x 7 3/8 in. (21.4 x 18.8 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: Edo period, 18th-19th century
Inscriptions: 2 poems by Fukuyu_ten Masayoshi and Fukuho_en Naoto Hokkei Poets circle mark appers in upper center; the circle name is unidentified."San tai san ban tsuzuki" is written under the circle mark, which suggests that this piece is a part of three pieces series.
Physical Description: nishiki-e, surimono
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.75.51.184
Artist: Hokkei Totoya, Japanese, 1780 - 1850
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1780 - 1850
Added to Site: March 1, 2009