c. early 1830s
Color woodblock print (surimono)
Sheet: 20.2 x 18.5 cm (7 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1921.319
The print includes a portrayal of the otsu-e maiden behind the dancer to emphasize the subject’s origins in festival dances (see also Wisteria Maiden [1963.96]). The print is a surimono, an elaborately printed image designed for private distribution among friends or members of a poetry club.
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