Beautiful Women Returning from the Bath on a Spring Night (Shunseki bijo no yugaeri)

「春夕美女の湯かえり」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 x 75 cm (14 7/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.31-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 47.31 (left), 47.32 (center), 47.33 (right)
 倒れた提灯には版元名の「まるや」とあり。

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on right and left sheets), Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on center sheet)
香蝶楼豊国画 一陽斎豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Fu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:普
彫師:なし

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich