Courtesan on Parade, Calligraphy in Rubbing Style (harimaze)

遊女道中、書 (張交)

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


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

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 38.4 x 26 cm (15 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10213

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.2526 (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

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection