A Triptych of Courtesans (Keisei sanpukutsui): Edo (R), Kyoto (C), Osaka (L)

「江戸傾城三幅対右 京傾城三幅対中 大阪傾城三幅対左」

Japanese
Edo period
1750s
Artist Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711–1785), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 29.6 x 43.4 cm (11 5/8 x 17 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6860

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu (on each design)
石川豊信筆

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection