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Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi no Uchi
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Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi no Uchi

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The courtesan Umegawa holds a roll of paper given to her by her lover's father. Her lover Chubei has taken her to his home town, but when they see Chubei's father fall down, only Umegawa is willing to lend a helping hand. When she asks the old man for some of the paper he uses to mend his sandal, he realizes that Umegawa must be his son's betrothed.
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Toyokuni ga; [Transcription] Nawate
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990

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1852 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, pigments
Accession Number
13 13/16 x 9 1/2 in. (35.08 x 24.13 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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