Courtesan as Fei Zhangfang (Hi Chôbô), from a series of courtesans imitating Taoist immortals

見立仙人 「ひてうぼう」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1706–08 (Hôei 3–5)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #58 (this impression)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 28.9 x 40 cm (11 3/8 x 15 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.2923

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of six prints (53.2920-5) from an album (53.2919) formerly belonging to Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, 1749-1823).
MFA impressions: 06.1273, 53.2923

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, b. 1749 - d. 1823), Japan (dates of ownership not established). 1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse