An image of Courtesan standing beneath a tree

Kubo SHUNMAN

(Japan 1757 – 1820)

Courtesan standing beneath a tree

Other titles:
Oiran standing beneath a tree
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
circa 1800
Media
Painting, Calligraphy
Medium
hanging scroll; ink and slight colour on silk
Dimensions
94.3 x 31.7 cm image; 175.0 x 42.5 x 47.5 cm scroll
Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, [inscribed in ink], "Shumman [artist's seal]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1980
Accession number
39.1980