Courtesan Dreaming of Elopement

駆け落ちを夢見る遊女

Japanese
Edo period
early 1770s
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano, "Hashira-e," in Ukiyo-e Art 87 (1986), p. 23, fig. 8; Hockley 2003, p. 258, #G-6; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 79; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #473; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 243, #132

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 66.6 x 12.0 cm (26 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1180

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1180, 21.8383

Signed

Koryûsai ga

湖龍斎画

Provenance

Feb. 1902, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection