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Courtesan of the Motoya Looking at the Face of a Komusô Reflected in Water

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Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

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, about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #458; Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 96, fig. 64; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #621, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 356

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 21.8 cm (11 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4989

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints