Kunichika - Shichi of Yanagibashi

Kunichika - Shichi of Yanagibashi

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The Tomoeya Restaurant in Daidaichi, with the Geisha Shichi of Yanagibashi. She's picking her teeth after a meal. From the series “Thirty-six Famous Restaurants in Tokyo” which pairs famous geisha with famous Tokyo eateries. In the series, the square panel at top left shows either speciality dishes or views from the eatery. The large yellow cartouche  on the right shows the series' title, name of the geisha and the restaurant's address. 東京三十六会席 柳橋志ち

 

Date: 1870.

Publisher: Yorozuya Magobei.

Condition: Not backed, margins as shown, some dirt and markings.


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https://collections.mfa.org/objects/471504