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

「当世美人合 辰巳」

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

34.458

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.42336, 34.458

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