Courtesan Imitating Guan Yu (Kan'u)

見立関羽

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 247, #D-21; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #453; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #727

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.8 x 11.6 cm (26 11/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.537

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.537, 21.8320

A related painting: 11.7548

Signed

Koryûsai ga

湖龍斎画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection