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Geisha, from the series Eight Views of Fukagawa (Tatsumi hakkei no uchi)

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The subtitle is a rebus, with blue pictures in a white box. It has not been deciphered but would probably spell out the woman's name.

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1830s

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

17.3214.25

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints