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First contemplation: The newly departed

Kinugasa Morishige, Morishige1670 – 1680

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Seventeenth-century Painting by Japanese artist Morishige depicting a beautiful princess in festive attire and then the various stages in the decomposition of her dead body, until nothing more of her is left.

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  • Title: First contemplation: The newly departed
  • Creator: Morishige Kinugasa
  • Date Created: 1670 – 1680
  • Location: Japan
  • Subject Keywords: Ethnographic collection
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Paper
  • ID: AE.4552.03-20
  • Department: Ethnographic collection – Asia
  • Acquisition: Bequest of Max Elskamp (1932)

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