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Oiran sitting on a ledge by a lattice work

Identifier: 1830c Toyoshige Flowers
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The courtesan in the picture is wearing a robe decorated with dianthus flowers which are also called pinks, but the Japanese word is nadeshiko (撫子). It is considered one of the Seven Flowers of Autumn.

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If Andreas Marks dates for the publisher of this print, Imariya Ushizō, ca. 1816-1827, then the date of this image can be no later than that end date.

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