Courtesan and Client with Book Peddler, No. 2 from an untitled series of Yoshiwara scenes

吉原の風俗 「二」

Japanese
Edo period
1710s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Shibui, "Masanobu no sumi-e," Ukiyo-e no kenkyû VI.3 (March 1929), #K-2

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26.3 x 36.6 cm (10 3/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5759

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color probably added later

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5758 (uncolored), 21.5759 (with hand coloring)

Signed

(this sheet unsigned)
無款

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection