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<p>Kitagawa Utamaro: Courtesans Strolling Beneath Cherry Trees Before the Daikokuya Teahouse</p>

Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753–1806). Courtesans Strolling Beneath Cherry Trees Before the Daikokuya Teahouse, probably 1789. Woodblock print, color on paper, 153/8 × 103/8 in. (39.1 × 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of the Estate of Charles A. Brandon, by exchange; purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Danziger, Joan Easton, Mrs. Myron S. Falk, Jr., George S. Friedman, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kingdon, Klaus F. Naumann, Robert Rosenkranz, and Mr. and Mrs. David Young and Asian Art Acquisition Fund, 1995.137a–c

Art History Happy Hour

Thursday, May 21, 2020

6–6:30 pm

Online

Tune in for the virtual return of our fun and informative Art History Happy Hour series with the Brooklyn Museum’s own Joan Cummins, Lisa and Bernard Selz Senior Curator, Asian Art. Grab a beverage at home and discover Kitagawa Utamaro’s 1798 triptych Courtesans Strolling Beneath Cherry Trees Before the Daikokuya Teahouse, as Cummins highlights its connections to gender and commerce.

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