Courtesan and Kamuro Walking in the Snow

雪中遊女と禿

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #694; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 659

Dimensions

19.8 x 18.1 cm (7 13/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6288

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection