Center sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.17261, 21.5995 Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune Theater: Miyako A triptych of the same performance, by Utamaro: 21.6350 (right), 11.22119 (center), 21.6351 (left).
Shun'ei ga 春英画
Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month
Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 8 (1981), #14 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 190-2 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1956), fig. 77
Hosoban; 29 x 13.2 cm (11 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper