Courtesan of Osaka, Left Sheet of a Triptych (Sanpuku tsui, Ôsaka, hidari)

「三幅対 大阪 左」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1745 (Enkyô 2)
Artist Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711–1785), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #121 (other impression); Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 208, #21

Dimensions

Wide hashira-e; 70 x 24.3 cm (27 9/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6273

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19681, 21.6273

Signed

Tanjôdô Ishikawa Shûha Toyonobu zu
胆條堂石川秀芭豊信図

Markings

Artist's seals: Ishikawa uji, Toyonobu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection