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Tokyo kaika kyoga meisho
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Tokyo kaika kyoga meisho

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Taking advantage of a Chinese man's long braid, a Nezu prostitute tries to pull in some business.
Provenance C. Robert Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques, Timonium, Maryland; purchased by Justine Lewis Keidel, Owings Mills, Maryland, after 1971; given to Walters Art Museum, 1991.
Inscriptions [Signature] Yoshitoshi giga (drew for fun); [Transcription] Nezu no Nagaya shogi nankinjin o hiku; [Translation] A prostitute of the Nagaya house in Nezu pulls in a Chinese man
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991

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1881 (Meiji)
mulberry paper, pigments
Accession Number
7 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (18.73 x 24.45 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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