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A Matchmaking Meeting at a Teahouse by a Shrine

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 06.1124 (left sheet), 21.5574 (right sheet)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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 1784 (Tenmei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0643; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #22

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26.2 cm (15 1/2 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5574

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints