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No. 7, Hanaôgi, from the series An Excellent Selection of Thirty-six Noted Courtesans (Meigi sanjûroku kasen)

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MFA impressions: 00.883, 11.42788, 11.45305

Inscription

花扇の話 詩歌連俳は いふもさらなり いくつの みち なにくれの わざにすぐれし をみななるが とりわき 手跡を よくなしたり そがうへ おこなひ ただしければ いとやむごとなき かた ざまの かよひぢ しげくありつるとぞ   青柳や たが髪あらふ 橋のもと こは かれが 自草とて ひざう せられしままに ざくにしるし置ぬ句 を 見しまま いだしぬ  三亭春馬 記     栄中 書

Signed

Ôju Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 応需豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame No blockcutter's mark 改印: 酉正改 彫師: なし

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

C's Ukiyo-e Museum, http://homepage2.nifty.com/ukiyo-e/index.html

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.883

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints