Two Unlicensed Courtesans

岡場所の妓たち

Japanese
Edo period
about 1783 (Tenmei 3)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0518; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #505; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #663; Ukiyo-e taikei 4

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 71.4 x 12.6 cm (28 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5523

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#278); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection