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Somenosuke (染之助) of the Matsubaya (松葉屋) - from the series
of Great Contemporary Beauties (Zense Soroi - 全勢揃)
compared to famous places (名所) of Yamato (和国) -

Identifier: 1840c Toyokuni II bijin aizurie

Each print in this series compares an oiran dressed in her finest robes with famous views of Japan. Yamato is the ancient name. All of the landscapes are printed as aizuri-e and are separated from the elegant women by a cloud-bank motif.

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