Komurasaki and Hanamurasaki of the Tamaya, from the series Courtesans of the Pleasure Quarters in Double Mirrors (Seirô yûkun awase kagami)

「青楼遊君合鏡 玉屋内 小紫 花紫」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797 (Kansei 9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamadaya Sanshirô


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #339.5, pl. 150

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 24 cm (14 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6391

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#527); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection