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Courtesan Writing a Letter

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Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1771–72 (Meiwa 8–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #603; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 449

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.7 x 20.9 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5000

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints