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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.629
People
Hosoda Eishō (Chōkōsai), Japanese (active 1780 - 1800)
Title
The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya (Matsubaya uchi Somenosuke), from the series "New Fashions" (Wakana hatsumoyo)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Wakana hatsumoyo: Matsubaya uchi Somenosuki
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
Late Edo period, circa 1795
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/208773
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock print in "ōban" format; ink and color on paper, with printed signature reading "Eishō zu"
Dimensions
Paper: H. 39.7 cm x W. 25.4 cm (15 5/8 x 10 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Eishō zu
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.629
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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