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The Writer Santō Kyōden (a.k.a. Kitao Masanobu)

Artist:
Rekisentei Eiri (Japanese, active ca. 1789–1801)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1795
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (39.1 x 26 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2419
Not on view
Signature: Eiri ga

Inscription: Poem on fan: Priest Saigyō has not seen the flourishing gay district yet! (Priest Saigyō would not have renounced the world if he had seen the flourishing gay district!)
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