Courtesans Parading under Lanterns: Nishikido of the Chôjiya, kamuro Kikuno and Utano (R); Nanakoshi of the Ôgiya, kamuro Mineno and Takane (C); Matsubito of the Matsubaya, kamuro Isone and Shirabe (L)

「てうじや内 錦戸 きくの うたの」 「扇や内 七こし みねの たかね」 「松葉や内 松人 いそね しらべ」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), fig. 37; Ukiyo-e taikei 4 (1975), #s 241-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39 x 78.4 cm (15 3/8 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7518-20

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7518 (left), 21.7519 (center), 21.7520 (right)

Signed

Shunchô ga (on each sheet)
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

April 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection