The Pride of Edo: An Assortment of Beauties (Edo jiman bijin soroe)

「江戸自慢美人揃」

Japanese
Edo period
about early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Sadakage I (Japanese, active about 1818–1844), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 78 cm (14 9/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.398a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Plates

Signed

Gokotei Sadakage ga (on right and center sheets); Sadakage ga (on left sheet)
五湖亭貞景画 貞景画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter