Making Top-quality White Sake (Taikyokujô Fuji no shirozake)

「大極上ふじの白酒」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1801 (late Kansei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 93

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 72.4 cm (14 5/8 x 28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7774-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7774 (left), 21.7775 (center), 21.7776 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 63); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection