Isoda Koryūsai: Masked man and beauty
Artist: Isoda Koryūsai
Title: Masked man and beauty
Date: ca. 1780
A gentleman who has concealed his face admires a courtesan through a lattice. His young companion and a younger courtesan look on, but the real interaction is between the two main characters here. A poem by Kikaku is above. See the MFA website for their example.
Condition: Very good impression and condition. Good color. Some trimming.
Literature: See Hockley 2003, page 270, #C-45. See MFA website.
Signature: Koryûsai ga