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Courtesan Seated by a Lamp, cut from an untitled harimaze sheet

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From a harimaze sheet with five designs, including one calligraphy and four pictures. MFA impressions: 06.761a (courtesan only), 21.8881 (Tamagawa only), 21.8882 (courtesan only), RES.54.18 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, aiban #18 (series of 17 prints, not listed individually); Matsuki 1939, #591 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical aiban sheet

Accession Number

06.761a

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints