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Maker(s):Suzuki Harunobu
Culture:Japanese (1724-1770)
Title:Courtesan Throwing Arrows
Date Made:1770
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 8 3/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 21.3 cm x 14.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1997.2.3
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A courtesan (Hirazato of the Manjiya?) in white and red kimono sitting on the ground and inserting arrows in a black vessel. Hirazato, a courtesan of the Manjiya establishent, inserting arrows in a vessel.

beauty; women; courtesans; figures; pleasure quarters; brothels; portraits; games; leisure

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