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Courtesan Dreaming of Elopement

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MFA impressions: 06.1180, 21.8383

Signed

Koryûsai ga 湖龍斎画

Provenance

Feb. 1902, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 1770s

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 258, #G-6; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 79; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #473; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 243, #132

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 66.6 x 12.0 cm (26 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1180

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints