Courtesan and Kamuro Walking in the Snow
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Unknown, Japanese
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #694; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 659
19.8 x 18.1 cm (7 13/16 x 7 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The lines of the courtesan’s kimono form the numbers of the short months, and the lines of the kamuro’s kimono form the numbers of the long months.
Spring 1913, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection