Yoshino, from the series A Set of Three Courtesans (Yûkun sanban tsuzuki)

「遊君三番続 吉野」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

McKee, Colored in the Year's New Light (Becker coll. exh. ca., 2008), #126; Mirviss, The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono (1995), no. 132; Egoyomi et surimono (Werner Schindler Bienne Coll. Cat., 1983), cat. no. 96

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9270

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poem by Ryôjôen Umeyasu of Hino, Gôshû

Poem translated in McKee 2008, p. 252.

Inscription

Poem by Ryûjôen Umeyasu of Hino in Goshû: Hana no e wa/ monokawa kitte/ Kure-hatori/ aya ni mo masaru/ Yoshino Kanton

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from L. E. Charnley; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection