Courtesans under Cherry Blossoms: Senzan (R), Takigawa (C), and Wakamurasaki (L)

「江戸町壱丁目 平和泉内 泉山」 「深川仲町 久喜卍内 滝川」 「江戸町壱丁目 玉屋山三郎内 若紫」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sagamiya Tôkichi (Ai-To) (Japanese), Blockcutter Sugawa Sennosuke (Hori Sennosuke) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 x 75.7 cm (14 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1031-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1031 (left), 00.1032 (center), 00.1033 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Sennosuke

改印:午十二
彫師:彫千之助

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock