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Hanabito of the Ôgiya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

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Chôkôsai Eishô ga 鳥高斎栄昌画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#352); 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 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #5.4; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 374, list no. A7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4950

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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