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Collection Online as of February 28, 2024

Fujimura Handayu as a Courtesan

Fujimura Handayu as a Courtesan

mid 1710s
Location: not on view


In this theatrical scene, the actor Fujimura Handay holds a small wooden bucket in his hand. The bucket is "dressed" in a straw hat and a robe that is decorated with the crest of one of the Soga brothers, who were the subject of a popular Japanese tale of revenge.
  • Transformations in Japanese Printmaking. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (September 25-December 30, 1984).
    Later Japanese Rotation (Gallery 113); March 18 - July 13, 2004.
  • {{cite web|title=Fujimura Handayu as a Courtesan|url=false|author=Torii Kiyomasu|year=mid 1710s|access-date=28 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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