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  • Japanese: お藤 (ofuji)

Ofuji was a young woman who worked at a cosmetics stand in Asakusa, or perhaps at a toothpick shop called Hon'yanagi, in the late 1760s. She is known as the subject of many woodblock print designs by Suzuki Harunobu.

References

  • Christine Guth, Art of Edo Japan, Yale University Press (1996), 107.
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