Removing a Tattoo by Moxa Burning

灸で刺青を消す

Japanese
Edo period
Attributed to Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.5 x 31.9 cm (8 7/16 x 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5700

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly from an erotic series.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection