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Courtesan playing with a cat

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Laura Allen, Curator of Japanese Art at the Asian Art Museum discusses a monochrome woodblock print of a courtesan playing with a cat.

View all the videos in this series on woodblock prints from the exhibition The Printer's Eye: Ukiyo-e from the Grabhorn Collection:

  1. Street scene in the Pleasure Quarter of Edo Japan
  2. Courtesans of the South Station
  3. Courtesan playing with a cat
  4. Hunting for Fireflies
  5. The actor Ichikawa Danzo IV in a Shibaraku role
  6. Genji Ukifune

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