Seasons of the Pleasure Quarters: no. 2, Shinmachi in Spring, During a Lesson
(Kuruwa no shunju: Dai-ni haru [Shinmachi] Keiko no ma)
a seated beauty wearing a kosode decorated with images of kabuki subjects; signed Tsunetomi, published by Nakajima Jutaro (Nakajima Seikado, Tokyo) in a numbered limited edition of 500, ca. 1918
oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 1/4 in., 38.9 by 26 cm
offered as a complete set of four prints
Kato, Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 103
Reigle Neland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, no. 103
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