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Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters Viewing Snow (Seirô bijin yukimi kôkei): Ôyodo of the Kado-Ebiya, kamuro ? and Tsutae (R); Miyagawa of the Kado-Ebiya, kamuro Haruno and Sumire (L)
「青樓美人雪見光景」 「角海老屋内 大淀 つたへ」 「角海老屋内 宮川 はるの すみれ」
Artist Utagawa Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1873)
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art db (complete triptych, first edition)
Vertical ôban diptych; 37.4 × 51.1 cm (14 3/4 × 20 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.1438 (right), 00.1439 (left)
The impression of the complete triptych in the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art has the publisher’s mark of Yamaguchiya Tôbei, not found on this later edition.
Gountei Sadahide ga (on each sheet)
No censor's seal
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)
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock