O-sen, a waitress at the Kagiya teahouse at Kasamori temple, famed throughout Edo for her beauty, wiping a tea bowl and turning to greet a girl who is bringing her a spring flower in a small pot. In the background the post of the torii of the Shinto temple and benches piled with utensils for serving tea

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O-sen, a waitress at the Kagiya teahouse at Kasamori temple, famed throughout Edo for her beauty, wiping a tea bowl and turning to greet a girl who is bringing her a spring flower in a small pot. In the background the post of the torii of the Shinto temple and benches piled with utensils for serving tea
Names
Suzuki, Harunobu, 1725?-1770 (Printmaker)
Collection

Charles Stewart Smith collection of Japanese prints

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1770
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: 113082
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Charles Stewart Smith Collection
Citation/reference: Smith E-4
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: Image: 10 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (27.6 x 20.6 cm) Paper / Sheet: 10 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (27.6 x 20.6 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 341472
TMS Object Number: 113082
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff82a1e0-79cb-0133-8a01-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "O-sen, a waitress at the Kagiya teahouse at Kasamori temple, famed throughout Edo for her beauty, wiping a tea bowl and turning to greet a girl who is bringing her a spring flower in a small pot. In the background the post of the torii of the Shinto temple and benches piled with utensils for serving tea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1770. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1e1b5910-3354-0135-7291-15f61fc083fb

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "O-sen, a waitress at the Kagiya teahouse at Kasamori temple, famed throughout Edo for her beauty, wiping a tea bowl and turning to greet a girl who is bringing her a spring flower in a small pot. In the background the post of the torii of the Shinto temple and benches piled with utensils for serving tea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1e1b5910-3354-0135-7291-15f61fc083fb

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1770). O-sen, a waitress at the Kagiya teahouse at Kasamori temple, famed throughout Edo for her beauty, wiping a tea bowl and turning to greet a girl who is bringing her a spring flower in a small pot. In the background the post of the torii of the Shinto temple and benches piled with utensils for serving tea Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1e1b5910-3354-0135-7291-15f61fc083fb

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O-sen, a waitress at the Kagiya teahouse at Kasamori temple, famed throughout Edo for her beauty, wiping a tea bowl and turning to greet a girl who is bringing her a spring flower in a small pot.  In the background the post of the torii of the Shinto temple and benches piled with utensils for serving tea