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Courtesan

遊女

Japanese
Taishô era
1916 (Taishô 5), December
Artist Itô Shinsui (Japanese, 1898–1972), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 27; Hizô ukiyo-e taikan: Mura (Muller coll.; 1990), pl. 113

Dimensions

44.7 x 24 cm (17 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.285

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shinsui (in block)
深水

Markings

Artist's seal

Provenance

By 1939, Yamanaka and Company, New York; 1939, sold by Yamanaka to the MFA for $60. (Accession Date: February 9, 1939)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group