Courtesans and Kamuro Viewing Plum Blossoms

梅を見る遊女とかむろ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787–1801 (late Tenmei to Kansei era)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Fushimiya Zenroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Chester Beatty pl. 58 (center sheet of the same triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.3 x 25.9 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5938

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection