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Lover taking leave of a courtesan: P.3522-R

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Current Location: In storage


Lover taking leave of a courtesan


Designer: Harunobu, Suzuki




Colour print from woodblocks with blind embossing (kimedashi). Chûban, 269 x 212. Signed: Harunobu ga. c.1768.


History note: Sotheby's 18/12/1911, lot 14 (E. Foxwell)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Riches, Thomas Henry


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1768

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Components of the work

Sheet Height 633 mm Width 118 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3522-R
Primary reference Number: 182466
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 September 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 7 September 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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