Courtesan on Parade

傾城道中

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 70 x 23.7 cm (27 9/16 x 9 1/3 in.)

Accession Number

06.1475

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1475, 11.26839, 50.319

Signed

Yoshitora ga

芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:未正改
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection