Dance Teacher (Odori shishô), from the series Contest of Present-day Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

「当世美人合 踊師匠」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1827 (Bunsei 10)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moritaya Hanzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), #23; Seikado, Kunisada (exh. cat., 1996), #88

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.9 cm (14 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.461

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
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