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Woman In Loosened Kimono Coming From the Bath

Artist:
Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1755
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (30.8 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Rogers Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
JP3078
Not on view
Signature: Benizuri-e; Hogetsudo Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga; Seal: Tanchosai

Inscription: Poem:
He has a face like a squash and looks as round as a head tied up in a towel.

Beneath are the words "Uchiwa Hanjimono" (riddle in fan; courtesan mourns having to take a rich but pumpkin-headed client).
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