Courtesans of the Ôgiya: Hanaôgi and Takigawa (R), Takihime and Takihashi (C), Hashidate (L)

「扇屋内 花扇 滝川」 「扇屋内 滝ひめ 滝はし」 「扇屋内 橋たて」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #II-28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.3 x 75.4 cm (15 1/16 x 29 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7389-91

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7389 (left), 21.7390 (center), 21.7391 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13613 (right sheet only), 21.6962 (center sheet only), 21.7389-91 (complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection