Courtesans Listening to the Call of a Cuckoo

楼上ほととぎす聞く遊女

Japanese
Edo period
late 1790s
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Hokusai ten (1993), p. 162, surimono #6 (intact); Keyes, Art of Surimono (Chester Beatty coll, 1985), vol. 1, #170 (intact)

Dimensions

Ebangire; 18.9 x 54.2 cm (7 7/16 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.876

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Sôri ga
宗理画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection