Two Dancers of Tachibana-chô

橘町の踊子たち

Japanese
Edo period
about 1778 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0111; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #436; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #671

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.3 x 11.7 cm (27 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5555

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Fumi wa moshi/ toriotishite ka/ hototogisu

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

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