The Courtesan Hitomoto of the Daimonji-ya


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    Utamaro II succeeded Utamaro after May 1806, and worked during the Bunka era (1804-18). This print depicts the Courtesan Hitomoto of the house of Daimonji-ya and another unidentified courtesan. Hitomoto, Okita of the Naniwa-ya and Ohisa of the Takashima-ya were beauties who had been often depicted by Utamaro I.

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