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A Party at the Shikian Restaurant in Nakasu

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Left sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 11.14941-2 (complete diptych), 21.6188 (left sheet only)

Signed

Shunman ga

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 532); 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 1787–88 (Tenmei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #I-7; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1987), pl. 58; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 56-7; Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #C17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.7 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6188

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints