Interior: a courtesan writing; another looking on

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai θ‘›ι£ΎεŒ—ζ–Ž (1760-1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1849
Medium
Color and gold on silk panel
Dimensions
H x W (image): 88.4 Γ— 31 cm (34 13/16 Γ— 12 3/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1903.128
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
courtesan, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, ukiyo-e, writing
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • James T. Ulak, Howard Kaplan, Dr. Julian Raby. Cherry Blossoms. New York, NY, March 3, 2015. .
  • Harold P. Stern. Hokusai: Paintings and Drawings in the Freer Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 1, p. 14.
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting: Freer Gallery of Art Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 83, pp. 228-231.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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