Courtesan and Kamuro with Love Letter

遊女と禿

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Dimensions

Wide hashira-e; 61 x 25.4 cm (24 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.5743

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hôgetsudô shômei Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu
方月堂正名奥村文角政信正筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchosai

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection