Chinese Woman and Butterflies

唐美人に蝶々

Japanese
Edo period
about late 1820s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Heiteres treiben... (Köln, 1990), #2-16; Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #289 (image on right); Izzard, Kunisada's World (1993), #44

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.2 x 18.7 cm (8 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.339

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly Yang Guifei.

Inscription

Poems by Shinrintei Komori and ?

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga

五渡亭国貞画

Provenance

Received in exchange with Fogg for 17.1454

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis