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Asian Art
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada, Japanese, 1786–1865

Pink (Tokonatsu) from Series Thirty-six Famous Courtesans

possibly 1st month, 1861

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print

framed: 21 3/4 × 16 5/16 in. (55.25 × 41.49 cm)
sheet: 13 × 9 in. (33.02 × 22.86 cm)
Gift of John F. O’Brien
2017.50.8
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

John F. O'Brien, Mt. Pleasant, SC; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.