A Competition of Elegance: Cooling Off in Kyoto (Tsuya kurabe miyako no suzumi): Actors

「艶くらべ都のすゞみ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1869–70 (Meiji 2-3)
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban pentaptych; 24 x 86.9 cm (9 7/16 x 34 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.10a-e

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshitaki ga (on each sheet)

芳瀧画

Markings

Unidentified seal, "aratame"?

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection