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A geisha with her lover, by Katsukawa Shuncho

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An image of Two lovers/A geisha with her lover. Shunchô, Katsukawa (Japanese, c.1780-1800). Colour print from woodblocks. Aiban format, height, sheet, 223 mm, width, sheet, 319 mm, circa 1780-1790. Japanese; Ukiyo-e. From the erotic series 'Customs of the Geisha' (Geisha no fuzoku). This is a scene in the pleasure quarter.

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Two lovers/A geisha with her lover. Shunchô, Katsukawa (Japanese, c.1780-1800). Colour print from woodblocks. Aiban format, height, sheet, 223 mm, width, sheet, 319 mm, circa 1780-1790. Japanese; Ukiyo-e. From the erotic series 'Customs of the Geisha' (Geisha no fuzoku). This is a scene in the pleasure quarter.

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  • Accession Number: P.19-2012
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 720 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 255.07kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:07:01 16:36:34

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rgb(89,59,51), rgb(232,208,162), rgb(155,110,97), rgb(112,94,85), rgb(203,101,61), rgb(203,78,52), rgb(223,165,135), rgb(221,173,95), rgb(166,154,130), rgb(236,221,197), rgb(116,84,100)

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