Courtesan Reading a Letter, with a Cat

文を読む遊女と猫

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 28.7 x 13.3 cm (11 5/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8126

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga
鳥居清満画

Provenance

January 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