Comparing the Appeal of Geisha (Geiko iro kurabe), no. 2 (R) and no. 3 (L)

「芸子色くらべ 二」 「芸子色競 三」

Japanese
Edo period
late 1770s
Artist Kitao Masanobu (Santô Kyôden) (Japanese, 1761–1816)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 25.3 x 38.3 cm (9 15/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8393-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.8393 (left), 21.8394 (right)

Signed

Kitao Masanobu ga (on each sheet)
北尾政演画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#318); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection