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

Kisen-hoshi and Otomo no Kuronushi composing poetry and attendant, Courtesans as the Six Poets

Color woodcut in yellow, rose, black, green on cream background; poem at top

15 1/8 × 10 in. (38.4 × 25.4 cm)
Gift of Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
1957.31.2
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 42, no. 3.

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