Somekawa of the Matsubaya, kamuro Onami and Menami, from the series Mountains and Rivers among the Courtesans of the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara yûkun sansen shu)

「吉原遊君山川集 松葉屋内染川 おなみ めなみ」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.9 x 19.4 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5934

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.681, 21.5934

Signed

Yûshidô Shunchô ga
雄芝堂春潮画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection