A Matchmaking Meeting at a Teahouse by a Shrine

社頭の見合

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0643; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #22

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26.2 cm (15 1/2 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5574

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.
MFA impressions: 06.1124 (left sheet), 21.5574 (right sheet)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection