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Courtesans from Shinagawa

Size: 41 cm by 26 cm (16.14 in by 10.24 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Kitao Shigemasa

Era: Post-war | Production quality (1~5): 5 | Condition (1~5): 5

Price: 8,000 yen (click to see conversions)

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Description: This is a reproduction from the Adachi Company of one design from a set of eight prints by Shigemasa: Shinagawa Kunshi Hakkei (8 views of the fashions of women of Shinagawa). (These are not housewives; 'Shinagawa' is referring to one of the night-life districts of the time ...)

Because it was a set of eight, there is of course a sub-text to the design. (see this video for more details. This image is labelled with 'Evening Glow' ...

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