Woman Holding an Insect Cage and Woman Playing the Shakuhachi

虫籠を持つ女と尺八を吹く女

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #35

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 23.7 cm (14 3/4 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5862

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

October 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection