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Courtesans and Kamuro Viewing Plum Blossoms

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Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Shunchô ga 春潮画

Marks

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1787–1801 (late Tenmei to Kansei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Chester Beatty pl. 58 (center sheet of the same triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.3 x 25.9 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5938

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints