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Court Lady Standing in a Boat

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Numbers for the short months are on the woman's clothing; numbers for the long months are on the boat curtain.

Signed

Unsigned

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

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #707

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 19.6 x 26.7 cm (7 11/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6310

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints