The Maid Nui and the Geisha Tomino of the Sumiyoshiya (Sumiyoshiya nakai Nui geiko Tomino), from an untitled series of Osaka geisha

「住吉屋内 中居ぬい 芸子とみの」

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 mentioned but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4781

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 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection