Courtesan Reading a Letter

文を読む遊女

Japanese
Edo period
1710s
Artist Kaigetsudô Anchi (Japanese, active about 1700–1716), Publisher Maruya Kihachi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 164; Ukiyo-e taisei 2 (1931), #37

Dimensions

66.5 x 32 cm (26 3/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6644

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nihon giga Kaigetsu Matsuyô Anchi zu
日本戯画 懐月末葉安知図

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection