The Type That Attracts Clients from Edo (Azuma no okyaku mo uki sô), from the series Thirty-two Physiognomic Types in the Modern World (Tôsei sanjûni sô)

「当世三十弐相 あづまのお客もうき相」

Japanese
Edo period
1820s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Nishinomiya Shinroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #100; Seikado, Kunisada (exh. cat., 1996), #61; Ukiyo-e taikei 10 (1976), #87

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.496

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

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