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Good and Evil Influences in the Yoshiwara

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.14824 (left sheet only), 11.14830 (right sheet only), 21.4786 (center sheet only), 21.7541-3 (complete triptych)

Signed

Chôki ga 長喜画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pls. 161-3; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2139 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 24.4 cm (14 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4786

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints