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Courtesan Reading a Letter

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Signed

Gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1735

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 15.3 cm (12 3/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.5875

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints