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A noted shamisen teacher playing to assembled pupils, some of whom follow with scores, while others relax on the floor. Colour woodcut triptych by Yoshitora, 1866.

Utagawa, Yoshitora, active 1850-1870.
Date
Month 8, 1866

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Description

A maid pours a cup of tea for the woman teacher (far right). Boxes and bowls of food are brought in (far left). Left, men trying to keep warm are seated around a box of sand containing glowing pieces of charcoal Shamisen: three-stringed plucked instrument

Publication/Creation

[Edo [Tokyo]?] : [publisher not identified], Month 8, 1866.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours, triptych ; sheets 37 x 25 cm each (3 sheets)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 567447i

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Language

  • Japanese


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