Series of Courtesans under Cherry Blossoms, Printed in Blue: (a) Kaomachi of Yagyoku, kamuro Matsuno and Konagawa, (b) Hanaogi of the Ogiya, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta, (c) Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya, kamuro Tsuruji and Kameji, (d) Yosooi of the Matsuba

藍摺遊女 「弥玉内 顔町 まつの こな川」 「扇屋内 花扇 よしの たつた」 「姿海老屋内 七人 つるじ かめじ」 「松葉屋内 粧ひ わかな とめき」 「中万字や内 八ツ橋 わかば やよひ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831 (Tenpô 2)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Enomotoya Kichibei (Hôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #155; Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 14 (R only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, optional pentaptych; each sheet: 36.5 x 28.4 cm (14 3/8 x 11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.415a-e

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter