Courtesan Viewing Cherry Blossoms

花見遊女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1822 (Bunsei 5)
Artist Harukawa Goshichi (Kamiya Hôshû) (Japanese, 1776–1831?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #71

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.5 x 17.9 cm (8 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.46.28

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poem translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 197.

Inscription

Poem by Ki no Mamanari: Kono sato no/ hana no sakari wa/ katatoki o/ senkin to miru/ yone no kashiburi

Signed

Harukawa Goshichi hitsu
春川五七筆

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge