Clearing storm: Azumado of the Nakaomiya House
Koryûsai, Isoda; designer; Japanese artist, fl.c.1766-88
Colour print from woodblocks. Chuban. Signed: Koryu ga. c.1774
given; 1913; Riches, Thomas Henry
From the series Seiro meifu hakkei (Eight views of celebrated beauties of the green houses). The courtesan Azumodo peers through the bars of the brothel at a (potential?) customer who is wearing a Chinese-style jacket.
Object Number: P.3643-R
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 182549; input: 2011-03-29; modified: 2013-09-03)