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Courtesan Visiting a Shrine, from the series Twelve Scenes of Popular Customs (Fûzoku jûni tsui)

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Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

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 1783 (Tenmei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0525; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #511.2; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #596

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.2 x 11.7 cm (26 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5543

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints