Two Women Walking in Moonlight, from the series Twelve Scenes of Popular Customs (Fûzoku jûni tsui)

「風俗十二通意」 月下漫歩の娘たち

Japanese
Edo period
about 1783 (Tenmei 3)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0529; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #511.6; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #600

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 70 x 11.8 cm (27 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5590

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Spring 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection