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Scenes from the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter

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Marks

seal: Hishikawa; Moronobu

Provenance

Gift 1879- prior history unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Oliver W. Peabody

Nakamuraza, Yoshiwara fuzoku zu byobu

Japanese, Edo period, Jôkyô to Genroku eras (1684–1704)

Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Ukiyo-036-(2); Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 1; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #4

Dimensions

139.8 x 355.2 cm (55 1/16 x 139 13/16 in.) Overall: 158 x 384 cm

Accession Number

79.469

Medium or Technique

One from a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on gold-leafed paper

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Asia

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