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In the Yoshiwara District

The figures in this print are separated by a difference in scale as well as by physical barriers. The large figure in the foreground is a courtesan passing through the curtained door of a public bathhouse. Our ... more

Perspective Picture (Uki-e): Theater District at Dawn on Opening Day of the Kabuki Season

Like Broadway in New York, the Sakaichō and Fukiyachō quarters were the center of Edo's theater district, which was particularly lively on the night of kaomise, the opening ceremony of the Kabuki season. Toyoha... more

Scene in Nakasu, a District of Edo

Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815) Edo period (1615–1868)