Courtesan of the Ebiya, from the series A Master Text of Popular Songs (Hauta tora no maki)

「海老屋 葉うた虎之巻」

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 3rd month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Etsuka (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.789

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche
国周画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 3 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Asakura Hori Chô
改印:戌三改
彫師:朝倉彫長

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock