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Courtesan Riding on a Crane

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The date is on the scroll; the lines of the kimono form the numbers for the long months, and the lines of the bird form the short months.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #688; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 653

Dimensions

Koban; 18.8 x 20 cm (7 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1257

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints