“High-Ranking Courtesan” (Oiran), from the series Five Shades of Ink in the Northern Quarter (Hokkoku goshiki-zumi),

Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753?–1806)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 1794–95
Culture: Japan
Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions: Oban 14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (37.5 x 24.8 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number: JP1368

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