Karauta of the Ôgiya, kamuro Teriha and Wakaba, from the series Twelve-layered Robes in the Yoshiwara (Seirô jûni hitoe)

「青楼十二単 あふき屋内 から歌 てりは わかば」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1776–81 (An'ei 5–Tenmei 1)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 209, #G-17-4

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 30.2 x 21.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8249

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryû ga
湖竜画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection