Famous Places at Ryôgoku: Capital Birds (Ryôgoku meisho mikayodori), from the series Alluring Dance Fashion (Hadesugata odori fûzoku)

「艶姿踊風俗 両国名所 みやこどり」

Japanese
Edo period
late 1770s
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Ukiyo-e Art #87 (1986), cover photo, description by Asano, p. 30; Yoshida, Ukiyo-e jiten 1 (1965), p. 27 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32 x 22.8 cm (12 5/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.5725

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1057, 21.5725

Variant readings of the first word of the series title: Hadesugata (Asano), Adesugata (Yoshida), Enshi (old MFA)

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection