Standing Courtesan

立姿遊女

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #287; Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 214, #95

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 74.9 x 29.3 cm (29 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1550

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.28587, 54.1550

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga
渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper