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; 71.8 x 13 cm (28 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8320

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

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection