Flowers and Birding Poles (Hana no torisashi), from the series Entertainments of the Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara in Full Swing (Seirô Niwaka zensei asobi)

「青楼俄全盛遊」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790
Artist Katsukawa Shunzan (Japanese, active about 1781–1801), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.4 x 19.7 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4782

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunzan ga
春山画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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