Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 997 of 1000 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

Your search has been limited to 1000 records. As your search has brought back a large number of records consider using more search terms to bring back a more accurate set of records.

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

Link to share this object record:

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email

2 Related Media Items

<< Viewing Record 997 of 1000 >>