The Geisha Osasa of the Oriya (?) and the Maid (Nakai) Hata of the Bankôya (Geiko Oriya Osasa, Bankôya nakai Hata), from an untitled series of Osaka geisha

「芸子をりやヵお笹 播広屋仲居はた」

Japanese
Edo period
late 1790s (mid Kansei era)
Artist Eishôsai Chôki (Japanese, active about 1780–1810), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #378 (this design not mentioned)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.6 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4783

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Chôki ga
長喜画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

October 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection