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The Courtesan Misayama of Choji-ya

Description

Colour woodblock print, depicting the courtesan Misayama of Chōjiya with a companion tuning her samisen, with a poem by San'yodo: by Chōkōsai Eishō, Japan, c. 1800

Museum reference

K.1999.479

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Chokosai Eisho, 1793 - 1800 (fl.), Artist
Japan, East Asia
Yoshinoya Katsugoro, Publisher

Date

c. 1800

Materials

Ink, Paper

Associations

Previous owner: Reid, Alexander, 1854 - 1928
Henry, George, 1858 - 1943
Hornel, Edward Atkinson, 1864 - 1933
Depicted: Misayama

Exhibitions

  • Mr Hornel and Mr Henry Visit Japan (1978)
    Glasgow Art Gallery

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