Geisha, from the series Eight Views of Fukagawa (Tatsumi hakkei no uchi)

「辰巳八景ノ内」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 × 24.7 cm (13 7/8 × 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.25

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The subtitle is a rebus, with blue pictures in a white box. It has not been deciphered but would probably spell out the woman’s name.
 個別の画題は判じ絵。

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection