Women on Balcony and Fan Peddler on Street

地紙売り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1786 (Tenmei 6)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0792; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #34, and pls. 49-50

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 73.9 x 23.1 cm (29 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7489-90

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7489 (top), 21.7490 (bottom)

MFA imperssions: 11.13903 (top sheet only), 21.7489-90 (complete diptych)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on the fan held by a woman on the balcony)
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