(Japan 1786 – 1865)
Kaomachi of Tama-ya
- Other titles:
- Courtesan Maomachi, Courtesan Kaomachi
- Not on display
- Further information
This print is technically unusual in being printed only in tones of blue. Its subject Kaomachi was a famous courtesan of the teahouse called Tama-ya.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.
- Place of origin
- Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
- circa 1830
- woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
- 37.5 x 26.7 cm
- Signature & date
Signed l.r.corner, in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Gototei Kunisada ga [picture by Gototei Kunisada]". Not dated.
- Purchased 1930
- Accession number