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Courtesans of the Three Cities: Edo, Right Sheet of Triptych; Kyoto, Center Sheet of Triptych; Osaka, Left Sheet of Triptych

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Signed

Gakô Torii Kiyomasu hitsu (on right and left designs)

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 239); 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, 1720s

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 32.4 x 47.7 cm (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7192

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints