three volumes bound as one with brocade cover; volume one shows famous court ladies relaxing, chatting, playing games, reading, and writing; volume two shows more common women; volume three depicts courtesans talking, smoking, primping, tuning instruments, etc.

Ilustrated Lives of Famous and Not-So-Famous Women (Ehon tokiwagusa), vol. 1-3, 1731

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Title
Ilustrated Lives of Famous and Not-So-Famous Women (Ehon tokiwagusa), vol. 1-3
Artist Life
1671 - 1750
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.79.217
Catalogue Raisonne
Murase, Art through a Lifetime, no. 481
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three volumes bound as one with brocade cover; volume one shows famous court ladies relaxing, chatting, playing games, reading, and writing; volume two shows more common women; volume three depicts courtesans talking, smoking, primping, tuning instruments, etc.