User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Courtesan Reading a Letter, with a Cat

Start collecting

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga 鳥居清満画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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,

Dimensions

Hosoban; 28.7 x 13.3 cm (11 5/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8126

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints