Old and NewTales of the Yoshiwara: The Big Spenders in the Age of Takao, Illustrated by Hishikawa Moronobu (Takao no zensei yasune no gunju, Kokon Yoshiwara kidan, Hishikawa Moronobu zu)

「高尾(たかお)の全盛(ぜんせい) 安直(やすね)の群集(ぐんしゅう) 古今吉原奇談(ここんよしわらきだん) 菱川師宣図」

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4)
After Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694), Publisher Shinagawaya Kyûsuke, later Sugiura Asajirô (Tôseidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

33.3 x 52.5 cm (13 1/8 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.830

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.830, 21.7187

Mid 19-century reproduction of a late 17th-century print.

Signed

Hishikawa Moronobu zu
菱川師宣図

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection