Left sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 11.14941-2 (complete diptych), 21.6188 (left sheet only)
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1787–88 (Tenmei 7–8)
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
Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.7 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper