Fashionable Ken Game with an Alluring Village Headman (Fûryû en shôya ken)

「風流艶庄屋拳」

Japanese
Edo period


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.8 x 17.6 cm (9 3/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.73

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Village Headman (shôya) is one of the three possible roles in the game of ken, here played by two attractive young women.

Signed

Chôki ga
長喜画

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund