Party in a Second-floor Room in the Yoshiwara

吉原の宴会

Japanese
Edo period
1780s
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25 cm (14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5943

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.14769-70 (right and center sheets of triptych), 21.5943 (center sheet)

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection