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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」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1873)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art db (complete triptych, first edition)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.4 × 51.1 cm (14 3/4 × 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1438-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.

Signed

Gountei Sadahide ga (on each sheet)
五雲亭貞秀画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

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