Courtesan Reading a Letter

文を読む遊女

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Dimensions

Hashira-e; 70.4 x 15.6 cm (27 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.380

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hôgetsudô shômei Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu

方月堂正名奥村文角政信正筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection