Courtesan on Parade

遊女道中 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 118; Genshoku Ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten, v. 2 (1982), #324

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 25.2 x 16.2 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2526

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a vertical ôban sheet divided vertically into two harimaze panels: the courtesan to the right, and calligraphy in relief, in the manner of a rubbing, to the left.

MFA impressions: 06.2526 (courtesan only, with inscription cut off), 11.19944 (courtesan only, with inscription), 21.10213 (uncut sheet), 67.757 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Katsushika Taito

葛飾戴斗

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection