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Hotoke Gozen Dancing before Kiyomori

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Calendrical information for 1765 is concealed in the border of the background screen and in the obi of the dancer.

Signed

Kyôsen kô

Marks

Seal: Kyôsen no in

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #037; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #183.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 11

Dimensions

Horizontal chuban; 22.8 x 32.2 cm (9 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4601

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints