Women Masquerading as the Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin)

「七福神」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School Reproduced from the Collection of Ken-ichi Kawaura (1919), #150

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39 x 76 cm (15 3/8 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7804-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7804 (left), 21.7805 (center), 21.7806 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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