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Courtesan on Parade, Calligraphy in Rubbing Style (harimaze)

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MFA impressions: 06.2526 (courtesan only), 21.10213 (uncut sheet), 67.757 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Katsushika Taito 葛飾戴斗

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Justine F. Kershaw Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 118; Genshoku Ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten, v. 2 (1982), #324

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.5 x 24.2 cm (14 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.757

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints