Couple Smoking under a Plum Tree

梅下に煙草を吸う男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 254, #F-44; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 67; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #371; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 216, #79

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67 x 1.8 cm (26 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8351

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection