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Takigawa of the Ôgiya, at the First Sale of the New Year Celebration in the Parlor (Hatsu-uri zashiki no zu), from the series A Comparison of Selected Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô bisen awase)

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Signed

Eishi giga 栄之戯画

Provenance

June 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #II-19; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #12.2.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 63, list no. 185

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.4929

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints