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Image: Peonies on Nakanochô Street in Yoshiwara Gay Quarters (Nakanochô no Botan)

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Peonies on Nakanochô Street in Yoshiwara Gay Quarters (Nakanochô no Botan)

ca. 1789
18th century

Kiyonaga Torii, aka Sekiguchi, Japanese, (1752–1815)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Color woodcut
Edition: Publisher: Yeijudo; no censor seal (SPA' 80). One panel of a triptych.
Marks: Inscribed, upper left: “Chôji-ya nai” [name of the house], “Hinazuru” [name of the courtesan]; inscribed, lower left: “Kiyonaga ga” [artist’s name]
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Hayashi 435-138-9, no. 7982B
Bibliography: Ukiyo-e Taikei, vol. 4, 32–34.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1948
Accession Number: 1948.D2.132.2

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  • flowers (plants) - Designates both the reproductive shoots of seed-bearing plants and entire flowering plants. [January 1995 descriptor changed, was "flowers"; alternate term changed, was "flower".]
  • oban - Japanese prints of a standard size about 15 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches. HILLNA
  • Ukiyo-e

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