Courtesan Riding a Carp; Parody of the Immortal Qin Gao (Kinkô sennin)

見立琴高仙人

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 28.8 x 40 cm (11 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2924

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color added later

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of six prints (53.2920-5) from an album (53.2919) formerly belonging to Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, 1749-1823).

Signed

(this sheet unsigned)
無款

Provenance

Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, b. 1749 - d. 1823), Japan (dates of ownership not established). 1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse