Artist: Isoda Koryūsai (礒田湖龍斎)

Print: Young courtesan on horseback being assisted by a young man, possibly her lover - with Mt. Fuji looming in the background

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Dates: circa 1775,created
Dimensions: 4.5 in,26.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Koryū-ga (湖龍画)

Related links: Chicago Art Institute (similar non-shunga version);

Physical description:

As a young man helps his courtesan down from riding a horse, his eye is drawn to her open kimono. Mt. Fuji in the distance.

There is a similar vertical diptych listed in Pins, #325, with a copy in the Art Institute in Chicago. In that one a large moon dominates the partially clouded night sky. Both that version and the one here carry the 'abbreviated' Koryūsai signature - Koryū-ga. Theirs is dated ca. 1775.