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Mitsuhama of the Hyôgoya, from an untitled series of large heads of courtesans

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Signed

Ichirakutei Eisui ga

Marks

Collector's seals: Hayashi Tadamasa, Wakai oyaji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#495); 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 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eisui list, #3.6; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 513, list no. C10; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2317

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8400

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints