Fans and butterflies, from the series Geisha

Geisha

French
1900
Artist Raphael Kirchner (1876–1917), Publisher Emile Storch (Austrian (Vienna)), Printer Christophe Reisser Fils


Catalogue Raisonné

D.8 - Geisha. Type 1, orange borders.

Dimensions

Vertical: Overall: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.6145

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Series: Geisha. Scenes of Japanese life.
Front: Edit. E. Storch, Vienne VI. Imp. Ch. Reisser Fils, Vienne V.
Back: undivided. Mint.

Signed

Raphael Kirchner

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2012, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder