1797-1858
Asakusa Ricefields and Torinomachi Festival
Date: 11/1857
View from the window of a mid-ranking courtesan in the Yoshiwara pleasure district. The signs of the occupant are everywhere, although she is sensed rather than seen. We see tissues, hair pins, a mouth-rinsing bowl and towel--perhaps she has just said goodbye to a client. Her white cat watches with detachment the huge procession of people in the fields of the middle distance.
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Size: ôban
Signed:
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Sealed: Aratame & Snake Year/11th month (1857) 11
Inventory Number: HIR454
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