Yoshiwara bijin awase (The Beautiful Women of the Yoshiwara)

吉原美人合 (絵本青楼美人合)

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier (1991), p. 71; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 172

Dimensions

26.0 x 18.9 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1537.1-5

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the library of the Museum. (Accession Date: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection