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Courtesan Reading a Poem Slip Tied to Flowers in a Vase

Courtesan Reading a Poem Slip Tied to Flowers in a Vase

mid-1740s
Location: not on view
  • ?-1915
    Michel Manzi [1849-1915], Paris, France
    ?-1942
    Henri Vever [1854–1942], France
    March 26, 1974
    (Sotheby & Co., London, UK, March 26, 1974, part I, lot 30)
    1974-?
    (R. E. Lewis, Inc., California, sold to Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin Smith)
    ?-1985
    The Kelvin Smith Collection, Cleveland, OH, given by Mrs. Kelvin [Eleanor Armstrong] Smith [1899-1998] given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1985-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Vignier, Charles and Inada. Estampes japonaises primitives tirées des collections de: mm. Bing, Blondeau, Bullier, comte de Camondo, Chialiva, m. & mme. Curtis, J. Doucet, mme. Gillot, Haviland, Hubert, Isaac, Jacquin, R. Kœchlin, mme. Langweil, Manzi, Marteau, Migeon, G. Moreau, Mutiaux, du Pré de Saint-Maur, H. Rivière, A. Rouart, Léonce Rosenberg, Ch. Salomon, comte de Tressan, H. Vever, Vignier et exposées au Musée des arts décoratifs en février 1909. Paris: Ateliers photomécaniques D.A. Longuet, 1909. Reproduced: no. 209, pl. XLIX
    Sotheby's London. Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and Drawings, from the Henri Vever Collection: Part I. March 26, 1974. Reproduced: p. 29, lot no. 30
    Sotheby's London. Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and Drawings, from the Henri Vever Collection: Part I. March 26, 1974. Reproduced: p. 48, lot no. 48
  • A Private World: Japanese and Chinese Art from the Kelvin Smith Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (September 14-November 13, 1988).
    Estampes japonaises primitives tirées des collections de: mm. Bing, Blondeau, Bullier, comte de Camondo, Chialiva, m. & mme. Curtis, J. Doucet, mme. Gillot, Haviland, Hubert, Isaac, Jacquin, R. Kœchlin, mme. Langweil, Manzi, Marteau, Migeon, G. Moreau, Mutiaux, du Pré de Saint-Maur, H. Rivière, A. Rouart, Léonce Rosenberg, Ch. Salomon, comte de Tressan, H. Vever, Vignier et exposées au Musée des arts décoratifs en février 1909. Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, France (February 1909)
    Later Japanese Rotation, Gallery 113. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (March 18-July 13, 2004).
  • {{cite web|title=Courtesan Reading a Poem Slip Tied to Flowers in a Vase|url=false|author=Ishikawa Toyonobu|year=mid-1740s|access-date=21 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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