A Courtesan Procession in the Snow

Kawamata Tsunemasa, Japanese, active mid-18th century

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about 1740s; Late Edo Period (about 1789-1868)

Hanging scroll, ink, color and gold on paper

Image: 15 7/16 × 19 1/16 in. (39.2 × 48.4 cm)

Image: 15 7/16 × 19 1/16 in. (39.2 × 48.4 cm)

Sheet: 47 1/4 × 24 1/2 in. (120 × 62.2 cm)

Sheet: 47 1/16 × 24 1/2 in. (119.5 × 62.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from William Little, Robert Christy and gifts, by exchange

P.998.40

Geography

Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed: Tsunemasa hitsu; sealed: Tsunemasa

Course History

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2012

ARTH 64, The Japanese Painting Tradition, Allen Hockley, Spring 2014

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2015

ARTH 62.3, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Screens and Scrolls: Japanese Painting from the Ackland Art Museum, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 8-June 18, 2000.

Publication History

Robert Wentworth Christy, Greetings, Friends: Yuletide and Other Cards and Verses, Hanover, New Hampshire: Published by R.W. Christy, 139 pp., ill. p. 108.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 100, ill. plate no. 31.

Provenance

From the Abuzu collection; Christies's Sale 9044, lot 44; sold to present collection, 1998.

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