Photo, Print, Drawing Hanami zuki digital file from original print
About this Item
- Hanami zuki
- Print shows two women and a child outside a building with cherry trees in blossom.
- Contributor Names
- Torii, Kiyonaga, 1752-1815, artist
- Created / Published
- [between 1785 and 1789]
- Subject Headings
- - Cherry trees--Japan--1780-1790
- - Women--Social life--Japan--1780-1790
- - Courtesans--Japan--1780-1790
- - Red-light districts--Japan--1780-1790
- Format Headings
- - Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006.
- - From the series: Shin yoshiwara jukkei : Ten views of Shin- Yoshiwara.
- - Format: vertical Koban Nishikie.
- - Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited: "Sakura : Cherry Blossom as Living Symbol of Friendship" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2012.
- - Exhibit caption: Seasonal themes were popular with ukiyo-e (literally "pictures of the floating world") artists of the Edo Period (1600-1868) whose images often reflected the life of the pleasure quarters in Edo, now Tokyo. With her ornamented hairstyle and obi tied in front, the gorgeously-attired woman on the left is recognizable as an oiran or high-ranking courtesan. Close behind her stands a young attendant called a kamuro. The woman on the right, also an apprentice courtesan with her obi tied in front, speaks to the oiran while kneeling and with both hands on the red carpet in a gesture of respect to her senior.
- 1 print : woodcut, color ; 22.4 x 15.9 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FP 2 - JPD, no. 151 (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Digital Id
- jpd 00154 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/jpd.00154
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-jpd-00154 (digital file from original print)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Access Advisory
- Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.
- Online Format
- 1 print : woodcut, color ; 22.4 x 15.9 cm. | Print shows two women and a child outside a building with cherry trees in blossom.
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Torii, Kiyonaga, Artist. Hanami Zuki. Japan, None. [Between 1785 and 1789] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009615185/.
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Torii, K. Hanami Zuki. Japan, None. [Between 1785 and 1789] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009615185/.
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Torii, Kiyonaga, Artist. Hanami Zuki. [Between 1785 and 1789] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2009615185/>.