Courtesan with a Stick Puppet Representing Ôtani Hiroji I as a Fishmonger

大谷広次の人形を持つ美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1715
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #63 (this impression)

Dimensions

56.6 x 32.4 cm (22 5/16 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.197

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 28.197, 21.5737

Signed

Okumura Masanobu zu

Markings

Artist's seal: Masanobu

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates