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Woodblock Print, Courtesan

This is a Woodblock Print. It was created by Keisei Eisen. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson.

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Woodblock Print, Courtesan; Keisei Eisen (Japanese, 1790 – 1848); Japan; woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi); Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson; 1941-31-147

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