A Party in the Shinagawa Pleasure Quarters

品川青楼遊宴

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0921; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #58; Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (1980), pls. 3-5; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #s195 and 375 (detail)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.3 x 72.7 cm (15 1/16 x 28 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5593-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.5593 (left), 21.5594 (center), 21.5595 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13882VR (11.13882, 11.13905, 11.13978), 21.5593-5

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet)
清長画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 572); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection