Courtesans of the Three Cities

三都の遊女 「京」、「江戸」、「大阪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1720s–1730s
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Okumura Toshinobu (Japanese, active about 1717–1750), Publisher Sagamiya Yohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.1 x 15.6 cm (12 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6230

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 54); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection