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Courtesans of the Ôgiya: Hanaôgi and Takigawa (R), Takihime and Takihashi (C), Hashidate (L)

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Triptych: 21.7389 (left), 21.7390 (center), 21.7391 (right) MFA impressions: 11.13613 (right sheet only), 21.6962 (center sheet only), 21.7389-91 (complete triptych)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極

Provenance

March 1918, 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 1795 (Kansei 7)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #II-28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7389-91

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints