Courtesan of the Okamotoya, No. 10 from the series A Master Text of Popular Songs (Hauta tora no maki)

「岡本 葉うた虎之巻」「十」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 2nd month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Ômiya Kyûjirô (Kiyûdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 × 25.3 cm (14 13/16 × 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1229

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunichika ga
国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Koma aratame Hori Tashichi
改印:亥二改
彫師:駒改彫多七

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock