Comparison of Slender Hips Like WIllows in Snow at the Yanagiya Bathhouse (Kurabe koshi yuki no Yanagiya), from the series Annual Customs of the Present Day (Imayô nenjû gyôji no uchi)

「時世粧年中行事之内 競細腰雪柳風呂」

Japanese
Edo period--Meiji era
1868 (Keiô 4/Meiji 1), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Hirookaya Kôsuke (Japanese, 1828–1918)


Catalogue Raisonné

Salter, Japanese Popular Prints (2006), pp. 76-7, fig. 68; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #183; Konishi, Nishiki-e Bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 5 (1977), pp. 47-9 (foldout); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #s 3139-41

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 34.6 × 73.4 cm (13 5/8 × 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2616-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 50.2616 (left), 50.2617 (center), 50.2618 (right)

Signed

Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga (on each sheet)
一恵斎芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Dragon 9 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:辰九改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent