Courtesans of the Three Cities: Edo, Right Sheet of Triptych; Kyoto, Center Sheet of Triptych; Osaka, Left Sheet of Triptych

「右三幅対 江戸 中三幅対 京都 左三幅対 大阪」

Japanese
Edo period
1720s
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), pls. 135-7 (WAM)

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 32.4 x 47.7 cm (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7192

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gakô Torii Kiyomasu hitsu (on right and left designs)
画工 鳥居清倍筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 239); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection