A Client Gets the Wrong Room in a Brothel in Shinagawa (Shinagawa no girô kyûdo no tomadoi), from the series Famous Places and Humorous Images of Modern Life in Tokyo (Tôkyô kaika kyôga meisho)

「東京開化狂画名所 品川妓楼 客人(きゅうど)のとまどひ」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14), January 6
Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese), Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Miyao, Nihon no giga (1967), p. 192

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17.6 x 22.8 cm (6 15/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2000.61.20

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshitoshi giga
芳年戯画

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection