Kyoto: The Style of Merchant-class Ladies' Maids (Kyô, Machikata jochû no fû), from the book Onna geibun sansai zue, vol. 5
女芸文三才図会 「京 町方女中の風」
1817 (Bunka 14), 1st month
Artist Tsukioka Settei (Japanese, 1710–1786)
One page; 22 x 15.3 cm (8 11/16 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper
Not On View
The intact book: 2009.3775.1-4 (volumes 2-5 only); MFA impressions of this page: 21.5785, RES.53.214
In this posthumous edition of the book, several pages at the beginning of each volume are printed in black, pink, and green, with the remaining illustrations in ink only.
(this picture unsigned)
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection