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Kasugano of the Sasaya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

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Signed

Eishô ga 栄昌画

Provenance

October 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; 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

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #62; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #8.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 385, list no. A16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 24.7 cm (15 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4952

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints