Courtesan under Cherry Blossoms at Night

夜桜に遊女

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshifuji (Japanese, 1828–1889), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 × 24.9 cm (14 7/16 × 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1357

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Probably one sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Yoshifuji ga
芳藤画

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 6 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:申六改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock