Edo: The Style of Dancers (Edo, odoriko no fû), from the book Onna geibun sansai zue, vol. 5

女芸文三才図会 「江戸 踊子の風」

Japanese
Edo period
1817 (Bunka 14), 1st month
Artist Tsukioka Settei (Japanese, 1710–1786)


Dimensions

One page; 23.3 x 16 cm (9 3/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.216

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two pages shot together: RES.53.216 (left), RES.53.217 (right)
The intact book: 2009.3775.1-4 (volumes 2-5 only)
In this posthumous edition of the book, several pages at the beginning of each volume are printed in black, pink, and green, with the remaining illustrations in ink only. These two illustrations are not adjacent to each other in the MFA impression of the book.

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse