The Myôken Temple in Yanagishima (Yanagishima Myôken), from the series Lively Festivals for Lovers (Nigiou ya imose ennichi)

「賑ふや妹背縁日」 「柳島妙見」

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s (early Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sôshûya Yohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.9 cm (14 9/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.524

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga

香蝶楼国貞画

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