Courtesan Reading a Letter

文読む美人

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #330 (no date)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 14 cm (12 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4760

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection