The Syllable Ra: Courtesans of the Naka-Ômiya: Mitsuura, kamuro Momiji and Mihono; Yorozudayû, kamuro Hatsune and Kochô; and Miyakoji, kamuro Chieda and Mojie; from the book Azuma nishiki matsu no kurai (High-ranking Courtesans of Edo)

東錦太夫の位(あづまにしきまつのくらい) 「ら」 「中あふみや」 「みつうら、もみぢ、みほの」 「万太夫、はつね、こてう」 「みやこぢ、ちゑだ、もぢへ」

Japanese
Edo period
1777 (An'ei 6)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The book: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), pls. 194-204; another page (ri): TNM Ukiyo-e cat. I (1960), #675

Dimensions

Vertical koban; 21.8 x 15.5 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8261

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection