Courtesan Reading a Poem

俳句を読む遊女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1715
Artist Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active about 1696–1716), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #31; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 17

Dimensions

53.3 x 32.4 cm (21 x 12 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

28.198

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper; hand-colored with tan and faded green (tan-e)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu
鳥居清倍

Markings

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

1928, bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA (Accession Date: March 1, 1928).

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates