Visiting (Kayoi), from the series Modern Beauties as the Seven Komachi (Tôsei bijin Nana Komachi)

「当世美人七小町」 通い

Japanese
Edo period
about 1821–22 (Bunsei 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-23

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.482

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Iro miede/ utsurou mono wa/ yo no naka no/ hito no kokoro no/ hana ni zo arikeri
「色みへてうつろふものは世の中の人のこゝろの花にぞありけり」

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