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Asian Art
Artist: Kitao Shigemasa, Japanese, 1739–1820

Geisha with her maid on her way to an engagement

1777

Polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 1/8 in. (37.8 × 25.7 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse
1953.1.51
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 45, no. 16.

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