Courtesan with a Sake Cup, from the series Customs of Edo Purple (Fûzoku Edo Murasaki)
Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #26.1; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #349; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 94, list no. 245
Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Unidentified publisher’s mark. Most likely from the Nishimuraya family.
Censor's seal: kiwame
June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection