From an untitled, unsigned series of geisha.
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1777 (An'ei 6)
- Artist Kitao Shigemasa, Japanese, 1739–1820
Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 68; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #278; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1366
Vertical ôban; 38 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper