Isoda Koryūsai: Seated Courtesan Waiting for her Lover
Artist: Isoda Koryūsai
Title: Seated Courtesan Waiting for her Lover
Date: ca. 1771
A seated courtesan adjusts her hairpin as she waits for her lover to arrive. Through the window we see an approaching figure in the rain, face hidden by an umbrella. Tea and snacks await on the sill. There is a poem, above.
Condition: Very good impression, Good color and condition. Some toning.
Literature: See “The Japanese Pillar Print” by Jacob Pins (1982), figure 409, page 180. In the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago (see Vol II).
Signature: Koryusai ga