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Three Courtesans from the Izutsuya

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Signed

Eshi Nishimura Shigenobu hitsu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pls. 151-3

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 32.5 x 36 cm (12 13/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6856

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints