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Courtesan Looking Out Window at Kamuro Trying to Detain Young Man

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MFA impressions: 06.1278, 21.8350

Signed

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, early 1770s

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 250, #F-1; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 80; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #428; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #738

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67 x 12 cm (26 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8350

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints