Ôban tate-e: 37.5 x 26.7cm image/sheet
This print is technically unusual in being printed only in tones of blue. Its subject Kaomachi was a famous courtesan of the teahouse called Tama-ya.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.
Jackie Menzies (Australia) (Author), The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. C22
Verlie Just (Australia) (Author), Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Brisbane, 1997. cat.no. 33
Gary Hickey (Author), Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, Parkes, 1998, 29 (colour illus.), 70. fig.no. 23
'The Floating World', The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales 2003, 2003, 255 (colour illus.).
The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994.
Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Queensland Art Gallery, 07 May 1997–27 Jul 1997.
Beauty and Desire in Edo period Japan, National Gallery of Australia, 06 Jun 1998–09 Aug 1998.