Courtesans at the Great Gate of the Yoshiwara: Utaura of the Kado-Tamaya, kamuro Hanaki and Chidori (R); Misayama of the Chôjiya, kamuro Wakaba and Teriha (C); Shinowara of the Tsuruya, kamuro Takeno and Sasano (L)

大門口 「角玉屋内 歌浦 はなき ちとり」  「てうしや 美佐山 わかば てりは」  「鶴屋 しの原 たけの ささの」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792 (Kansei 4)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #54 (R only, with two sheets from a different triptych?); Ukiyo-e shûka 10 (1979), pl. 116 (R); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 168 (C), list no. 125, and fig. 173 (R), list no. 138; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #511 (R)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 75.5 cm (14 15/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4827-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4827 (right), 21.4828 (center), 21.4829 (left)

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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