Courtesans of the Ôgiya: Takihime and Takihashi

「扇屋内 滝ひめ 滝はし」

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


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.4 cm (15 1/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6962

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

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

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#133); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection