Courtesan and Customer Parodying Guan Yu

見立関羽

Japanese
Edo period
1770s
Artist Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 75; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #922; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #119

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67 x 12 cm (26 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6241

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyoharu ga
豊春画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#280); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection