Geisha and Maid Carrying Shamisen Box

芸者と三味線箱を持つ女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1777 (An'ei 6)
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 68; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #278; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1366

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5856

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From an untitled, unsigned series of geisha.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection