The Charms of the Southeast (Tatsumi no en), from the series Contest of Contemporary Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Tôsei yûri bijin awase)

「当世遊里美人合 辰巳艶」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0329; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #3.3, and pl. 16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.9 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5577

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection