A Day Out for a Princess

姫君の外出

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–04 (Kyôwa era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 224

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 75.5 cm (14 9/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7789-91

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7789 (left), 21.7790 (center), 21.7791 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.22333-5, 21.7789-91

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection