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Morokoshi of the Echizenya, kamuro Ayano and Orino, from the series Comparisons of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

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Signed

Eishô ga 栄昌画

Provenance

August 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #72.2; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 414, list no. A83; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #2299; another print in the series: Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #52

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.3 x 17.3 cm (9 3/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4949

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints