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Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin awase jihitsu kagami (A Competition among the New Beauties of the Yoshiwara, Mirrored in their Writing)

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Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden), Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin awase jihitsu kagami (A Competition among the New Beauties of the Yoshiwara, Mirrored in their Writing), 1784, ôban diptych nishiki-e (color woodblock print); accordion-fold album, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 66.84

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Title

Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin awase jihitsu kagami (A Competition among the New Beauties of the Yoshiwara, Mirrored in their Writing)

Artist

Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) (Japanese, 1761-1816)

Related People

printer: Tsutaya Jusaburo (Japanese)

publisher: Tsutaya Jūzaburō (Japanese, active 18th century)

Date

1784

Medium

ôban diptych nishiki-e (color woodblock print); accordion-fold album

Dimensions (H x W x D)

each sheet: 14 9/16 in x 9 15/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: Soseki (some sheets and colophon); Masanobu no in (colophon)

signature: Kitao rissai Masanobu (some sheets and colophon)

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

album

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

66.84

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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