Women's Party with Gidayû Ballad Recital

義太夫のおさらい会

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pls. 172-4 (three right sheets only, with signatures removed; Achenbach Foundation); Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School Reproduced from the Collection of Ken-ichi Kawaura (1919), #140 (complete pentaptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban pentaptych; 38.4 x 124.7 cm (15 1/8 x 49 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.393a-e

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7820-4, 34.393a-e

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter