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Heads of Six Courtesans Peeping through Heavy Wood Lattice Windowlate 18th century - early 19th century
Toyokuni Utagawa, aka Ichiyôsai, Kumaemon, Japanese, (1769–1825)
- courtesans - Prostitutes who draw their clientele from a court or from the upper classes, and whose services often include social entertaining as well as sexual activity. [January 1993 descriptor added.]
- surimono - Small Japanese prints produced in luxury editions to present to friends to commemorate special occasions.
- windows - An opening in the wall of a building, serving to admit light, usually to permit vision, and often to admit air. [March 1993 descriptor moved.]
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Toyokuni Utagawa, aka Ichiyôsai, Kumaemon, Japanese, (1769–1825) . Heads of Six Courtesans Peeping through Heavy Wood Lattice Window, late 18th century - early 19th century. Color woodcut. : mm (in.). DAC accession number 1948.D2.317. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1948. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: J. Giammatteo) .
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