The courtesans Hitomoto and Tagasode of the Daimonji House

Kitao Masanobu, 18th century, Japan

Kitao Masanobu (1761 – 1816) painter, Anonymous
(18th – 19th century) printmaker,
The courtesans Hitomoto and Tagasode of the Daimonji House
– colour woodblock print (mokuhanga) – 1784
5th woodblock print of the series Yoshiwara keisei shin
bijin awase jihitsu kagami (A Mirror of New Yoshiwara Courtesans with Samples of their Calligraphy)
publisher Tsutaya Juzaburo
Image: 36 cm x 50.5 cm
Sheet: 37.5 cm x 52 cm
Japanese school
No 3714 – Acquisition 2016

  • Kitao Masanobu
  • 18th century
  • 18th Century