Courtesans and Attendants Viewing Iris at Yatsuhashi: from right, Mayuzumi of the Daimonjiya, kamuro Shigeki and Naname; Shizuka of the Tamaya, kamuro Hanano and Tomeki; Yûbae of the Ôgiya, kamuro Wakaba and Kaide

「大文字屋内 まゆずみ しげき ななめ」 「玉屋内 しづか はなの とめき」「あふぎや内 夕栄 わかば かいで」

Japanese
Edo period
1780s–90s (Tenmei to Kansei era)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in Western Collections, Beres Collection (1991), fig. 23; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 8, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (1990), pl. 112

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.9 x 78.7 cm (15 5/16 x 31 in.)

Accession Number

21.7521-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7521 (left), 21.7522 (center), 21.7523 (right)

Signed

Yûshidô Shunchô ga (on each sheet)
雄芝堂春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection