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Courtesan and Attendant on a Balcony Overlooking the River

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Koryûsai ga 湖龍斎画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, about 1771 (Meiwa 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 246, #B-13; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #432; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 201, #44

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 72.8 x 13 cm (28 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8377

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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