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Group of four Yoshiwara women in a room in a joroya. Two are looking up famous poems in books, a third is writing them upon narrow slips of colored paper (tanjaku), and the fourth is tying them upon a bamboo tree, which is thus being decorated fo rthe Tanabata festival (seventh day of the seventh month)

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Group of four Yoshiwara women in a room in a joroya. Two are looking up famous poems in books, a third is writing them upon narrow slips of colored paper (tanjaku), and the fourth is tying them upon a bamboo tree, which is thus being decorated fo rthe Tanabata festival (seventh day of the seventh month)
Names
Kitao, Shigemasa, 1739-1820 (Printmaker)
Katsukawa, Shunshō, 1726-1792 (Printmaker)
Collection

Charles Stewart Smith collection of Japanese prints

Seiro Bijin Awase Kagami

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1776
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: 113173
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Charles Stewart Smith Collection
Citation/reference: Smith H-21
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: Image: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (21.6 x 29.8 cm) Paper / Sheet: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (21.6 x 29.8 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 341643
TMS Object Number: 113173
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9f91e70-7430-0133-d0c3-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1739: Creator Born
  • 1776: Created
  • 1820: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Group of four Yoshiwara women in a room in a joroya. Two are looking up famous poems in books, a third is writing them upon narrow slips of colored paper (tanjaku), and the fourth is tying them upon a bamboo tree, which is thus being decorated fo rthe Tanabata festival (seventh day of the seventh month)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/41571cc0-3729-0135-d35a-1b63fa18aa92

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Group of four Yoshiwara women in a room in a joroya. Two are looking up famous poems in books, a third is writing them upon narrow slips of colored paper (tanjaku), and the fourth is tying them upon a bamboo tree, which is thus being decorated fo rthe Tanabata festival (seventh day of the seventh month)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/41571cc0-3729-0135-d35a-1b63fa18aa92

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1776). Group of four Yoshiwara women in a room in a joroya. Two are looking up famous poems in books, a third is writing them upon narrow slips of colored paper (tanjaku), and the fourth is tying them upon a bamboo tree, which is thus being decorated fo rthe Tanabata festival (seventh day of the seventh month) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/41571cc0-3729-0135-d35a-1b63fa18aa92

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Group of four Yoshiwara women in a room in a joroya.  Two are looking up famous poems in books, a third is writing them upon narrow slips of colored paper (tanjaku), and the fourth is tying them upon a bamboo tree, which is thus being decorated fo rthe Tanabata festival (seventh day of the seventh month)