Kisegawa of the Matsubaya, from the series Beauties as the Seven Komachi (Bijin nana Komachi)

「美人七小町 松葉屋内喜瀬川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–97 (mid Kansei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 97 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6940

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#283); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection