Eastern Brocades: No. 8 Muronotsu Courtesan
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Eastern Brocades: No. 8 Muronotsu Courtesan, n.d.
Ink on Paper
13 3/16 in. x 9 1/4 in. (334.96 mm x 234.95 mm)
Back to back print with 93.6.19.
Signed: “Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu”
Colored ink on paper; wood-block print.
A courtesan and her two attendants ride in a boat off Muronotsu, a beach on the island of Awaji in the Inland Sea. She appears to be trying to attract customers from a nearby pleasure vessel.
Inset: The Genji warrior Minamoto no Yoshihira (1141-1160), also known as Akugenda, in his final battle at Nunobiki Waterfalls, located near present day Kobe.
For more information, please refer to the Chikanobu exhibition catalogue.
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