Courtesan Playing a Hand Drum

鼓を打つ美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1775 (An'ei 4)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 244, #B-48; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #346; Gentles, AIC cat. II, p. 238, #121; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #745

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 61.3 x 11.7 cm (24 1/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.546

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.546, 21.8336

Signed

Koryûsai ga

湖龍斎画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection