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Courtesan as Fei Zhangfang (Hi Chôbô), from a series of courtesans imitating Taoist immortals

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One of six prints (53.2920-5) from an album (53.2919) formerly belonging to Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, 1749-1823). MFA impressions: 06.1273, 53.2923

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Provenance

Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, b. 1749 - d. 1823), Japan (dates of ownership not established). 1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, about 1706–08 (Hôei 3–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #58 (this impression)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 28.9 x 40 cm (11 3/8 x 15 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.2923

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

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Asia

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