Two Geisha, from the series Comparisons of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

「当世美人合」 二芸者

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.8 x 23.2 cm (13 11/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6929

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#51); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection