Woman Reading a Letter in the Cool of the Evening

夕涼み

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Dimensions

Hashira-e; 63 x 15.8 cm (24 13/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5746

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hôgetsudô shômei Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu
方月堂正名奥村文角政信正筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection