Imaoka of the Okadaya, from the series An Assortment of Beauties of the Highest Popularity in Temporary Quarters in Fukagawa (Fukagawa karitaku zensei soroe)

「深川借宅全盛揃 岡田屋内 今岡」

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiharu (Japanese, 1828–1888), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25 cm (14 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1350

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ôju Yoshiharu ga
応需芳春画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 7 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa
改印:丑七改
彫師:松島彫政

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock