Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga
Publisher: Fushimiya Zenroku
(Marks 080 - seal 01-106)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Related links: Ritsumeikan University ; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - another print from this series; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - yet another print from this series; Keio University Library - courtesan with cat from this series;
This woman represents the highest order of courtesan. She is wearing a robe decorated with a gamboling lion among peonies. The stripes represent a turbulent waterfall.
We know of at least ten prints from this series.
There is another print in the Lyon Collection of a high ranking courtesan wearing a kimono decorated with a lion and a peony. That one is by Eizan and can be found at #731.