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Title
Edo, flowers of Yoshiwara, the Courtesan Katsuragi, Fuwa Banzaemon and Nagoya
Alternative Title
Snow, moon, flowers; Setsu gekka: Edo, Yoshiwara hana, Katsuragi taiyu, Fuwa Banza, Nagoya Sanza
Creator
Chikanobu, Yoshu
Publication Information
Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints
Rights Information
The contents of this item, including all images and text, are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. The contents of this item may not be reproduced in any form without the express permission of Scripps College. Any form of image reproduction, transmission, display, or storage in any retrieval system is prohibited without the written consent of Scripps College and other copyright holders. Scripps College retains all rights, including copyright, in data, images, documentation, text and other information contained in these files. For permissions, please contact: Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Attn: Rights and Reproductions, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Description
To help her husband Nagoya Sanza, Iwahashi sold herself into prostitution, becoming a prestigious courtesan by the name of "Katsuragi." Despite her fame and fortune, she still loved Sanza and is shown here thinking of him as cherry blossoms fall outside her room.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cyw/id/82
Language
Japanese
Subject
Courtesans
Women
Kimonos
Hair ornaments
Hairstyles
Lanterns (lighting devices)
Ukiyo-e
Print
Time Period
Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Source
Woodcuts; Ink on Paper; 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.; accession number 93.6.90
Relation
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/cyw

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