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Hinazuru of the Chôjiya, 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

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, about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Amsterdam pl. 26; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #6.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 380, list no. A12; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #223

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 24.8 cm (15 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4954

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints