Scenes in the Yoshiwara Pleasure District

Yoshiwara fûzoku zu byôbu
吉原風俗図屏風

Japanese
Edo period
about Hôei (1704–11) to early Kyôhô (1716–36) era
Attributed to Miyagawa Chôshun (Japanese, 1682–1752?)


Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Ukiyo-094; Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 11

Dimensions

Image: 83.2 x 266.6 cm (32 3/4 x 104 15/16 in.) Overall: 94.5 x 279 cm (37 3/16 x 109 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.4624

Medium or Technique

Six-panel folding screen; ink, color, gold, and silver on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

No signature or seal.

Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection