A Party in the Yoshiwara, Sheet 1 of the series Twelve Bouts of Lovemaking (Shikidô tokkumi jûni-tsugai)

「色道取組十二番」 一

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 172, #41; Hockley 2003, p. 287, #22-1; Hayashi & Lane, Ukiyo-e shunga meihin shûsei 3 (1996), pl. 1

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.5 x 36.5 cm (10 1/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8310

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.732, 11.13474, 11.40132, 21.8310

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection