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Komurasaki of the Kadotamaya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

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Signed

Eiu ga 栄烏画

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

May 9, 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Frederic May sale, American Art Galleries, New York; 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 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eiu list, #1.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. D20

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.8 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4956

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints