Courtesan

遊女

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 11th month


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 × 24.7 cm (14 5/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.365

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunisada ga
国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午十一
彫師:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter