A Fashionable Parody of the Story of the Ataka Barrier (Fûryû Ataka no seki)

「風流安宅関」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792–94 (Kansei 4–6)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 50

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 x 73.6 cm (14 7/16 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

21.7741-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7741 (left), 21.7742 (center), 21.7743 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in Tebbs collection; March 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Tebbs sale, Sotheby's; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection