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The Courtesans Konosu, Tamazusa, and Shiratama of the Kada Brothel, from the book A Mirror of Competing Forms of Beauties of the Green Houses

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Katsukawa Shunshō; or Kitao Shigemasa, The Courtesans Konosu, Tamazusa, and Shiratama of the Kada Brothel, from the book A Mirror of Competing Forms of Beauties of the Green Houses, 1776, woodblock print (nishiki-e), ink and color on paper; two pages from a bound book, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.157

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Title

The Courtesans Konosu, Tamazusa, and Shiratama of the Kada Brothel, from the book A Mirror of Competing Forms of Beauties of the Green Houses

Related Titles

book title (original language): 青楼美人合姿鏡

book title (translated): A Mirror of Competing Forms of Beauties of the Green Houses

book title (translated); alternate: Mirror of Beautiful Women of the Green Houses

book title (transliterated): Seirô bijin awase sugata kagami

Artist

Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739-1820)

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726-1792)

Related People

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

publisher: Yamazaki Kinbei (Japanese, active ca. 1684-1830s)

Date

1776

Medium

woodblock print (nishiki-e), ink and color on paper; two pages from a bound book

Dimensions (H x W x D)

9 1/2 in x 12 1/8 in

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.157

Copyright

public domain

Terms

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ink

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

paper

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

woodblocks

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