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A Kept Woman (Kakoi), from the series Contest of Present-day Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

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Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1827 (Bunsei 10)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.455

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints