Edo Geisha, from the series Contest of Present-day Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

「当世美人合 江戸芸者」

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


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 25.7 cm (14 5/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.463

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.42333, 34.463

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga

五渡亭国貞画

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