Courtesans of the Sanomatsuya, in Edo-machi Nichôme in the New Yoshiwara: Matsushima, kamuro Wakashi and Sankichi (R); Ume III (C); and Kichô, kamuro Komiyo and Kotono (L)

「新吉原江戸町二丁目 佐野松屋内 松島」「わかし」「さんきち」 「新吉原江戸町二丁目 佐野松屋内 三代目 梅」 「新吉原江戸町二丁目 佐野松屋内 喜蝶」「こみよ」「ことの」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 77.6 cm (14 9/16 x 30 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.417a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga (on each sheet)

香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter