Preparing to Play the Koto, from the series Ladies of the Tokugawa Period (Tokugawa jidai kifujin no zu)

「徳かわ時代 貴婦人の図」

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1896–97 (Meiji 29–30)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Coats, Chikanobu (2006), pls. 207-11 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 70.6 cm (14 x 27 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.93-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: RES.51.93 (left), RES.51.94 (center), RES.51.95 (right)

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu (on center sheet)
楊洲周延

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich