Courtesan in Temporary Lodgings

仮宅の遊女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 151; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #734

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 63.2 x 12.2 cm (24 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5962

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 36); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection