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Two Courtesans Enjoying the View from a Teahouse

Artist:
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865)
Artist:
Ichiransai Kunitsuna (Japanese, mid-nineteenth century)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
after 1844
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Drawings intended as design for woodblock prints (triptych); ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
14 1/4 x 30 1/2 in. (36.2 x 77.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
JP2753
Not on view
Signature: "By special request, drawn by Toyokuni" (Motome ni Ojite Toyokuni) in upper left-hand corner of center sheet; "Toyokuni ga" in small characters on fan (Toyokuni III, i.e. Kunisada); "scenery by Kunitsuna" (Kershoku Kunitsuna) in lower right corner
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