Book illustration (facsimile reproduction): Courtesan

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Maker(s)
Artist: Copy after Nishikawa Sukenobu 西川祐信 (1671 - 1751)
Historical period(s)
Meiji to Showa era, mid 19th-mid 20th century
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 26.6 × 18.7 cm (10 1/2 × 7 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Collection
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection
Accession Number
FSC-GR-779.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book, Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection, courtesan, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), reproduction, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance

To ?
Hepper Collection. [1]

To 2009
Charles H.W. Verbeck (1932-2009), Washington, D.C. [2]

From 2009 to 2010
Estate of Charles H.W. Verbeck. [3]

From 2010
Freer Gallery of Art, bequeathed by Charles H.W. Verbeck. [4]

Notes:

[1] According to a pencil mark on the mat, the print previously belonged to the Hepper collection. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[3] See object record.

[4] See Acquisition Consideration Study Collection Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Estate of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Hepper Collection
Charles H.W. Verbeck 1932 - 2009

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Rights Statement

Undetermined copyright