Courtesan and Client, from the series An Assortment of Couples in Floating World Jackets (Ukiyo tanzaku tsui-mono zukushi)

「浮世たんさくつい物づくし」 遊女と客

Japanese
Edo period
about 1740s
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Nakajimaya Izaemon (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 15.1 cm (12 3/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5894

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
西村重長筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection