Courtesan Nenoka holding a rat
Book page from Ehon Seiro Bijin Awase (Picturebook Comparing the Beauties of the Green Houses)
Book page (6 1/2" X 10 5/8")
One page from a five volume set of portraits of 167 courtesans engaged in everyday activities. It was published in the last year of Harunobu's life. See Hillier The Art of the Japanese Book, p. 326-328.