Women with Performing Monkeys

見立て美人猿回し

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 73.7 cm (14 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

54.211-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.211 (left), 54.212 (center), 54.213 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24