A Modern Spring View (Tôsei haru no nagame): Courtesans Takihashi (R), Takiaya (C), and Takigawa (L) of the Kuki-rô

「当せい春のながめ 久喜楼滝橋」 「久喜楼滝綾」 「久喜楼滝川」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Konishi, Nishiki-e Bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 2 (1977), p. 137

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.9 × 75.1 cm (14 1/2 × 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1330-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1330 (left), 00.1331 (right), 00.1332 (center)

Signed

Yoshiiku ga (on each sheet)
芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Mino
改印:酉正改
彫師:彫工巳の

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock