Ikuyo, from an Album of Courtesans (known as Keisei ehon or Genroku tayu awase kagami)

傾城絵本 「幾世」

Japanese
Edo period
1701 (Genroku 14)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Dimensions

27.2 x 18.7 cm (10 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1096

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From the earliest known publication by Masanobu, an album of courtesans based on an earlier album by Kiyonobu I; see 2009.3656 for a bound but incomplete copy of Masanobu’s book and 11.30230 to 11.30250 for the earlier work by Kiyonobu. Some of the designs are copied directly from Kiyonobu, as in this case; see 11.30249.

Signed

(this page unsigned)
無款

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection