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Scenes in the Yoshiwara Pleasure District

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Inscription

No signature or seal.

Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Yoshiwara fûzoku zu byôbu

Japanese, Edo period, about Hôei (1704–11) to early Kyôhô (1716–36) era

Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Ukiyo-094; Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 11

Dimensions

Image: 83.2 x 266.6 cm (32 3/4 x 104 15/16 in.) Overall: 94.5 x 279 cm (37 3/16 x 109 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.4624

Medium or Technique

Six-panel folding screen; ink, color, gold, and silver on paper

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Asia

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