Yosooi of the Matsubaya, kamuro Wakana and Tomeki, from a series of courtesans printed in blue

藍摺遊女 「松葉屋内 粧ひ わかな とめき」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831 (Tenpô 2)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Enomotoya Kichibei (Hôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #155; Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 14 (R only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 29.4 cm (14 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.415d

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of optional pentaptych 34.415a-e (order uncertain).

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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