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Courtesans and Attendants Viewing Iris at Yatsuhashi: from right, Mayuzumi of the Daimonjiya, kamuro Shigeki and Naname; Shizuka of the Tamaya, kamuro Hanano and Tomeki; Yûbae of the Ôgiya, kamuro Wakaba and Kaide

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Triptych: 21.7521 (left), 21.7522 (center), 21.7523 (right)

Signed

Yûshidô Shunchô ga (on each sheet) 雄芝堂春潮画

Marks

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; 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, 1780s–90s (Tenmei to Kansei era)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in Western Collections, Beres Collection (1991), fig. 23; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 8, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (1990), pl. 112

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.9 x 78.7 cm (15 5/16 x 31 in.)

Accession Number

21.7521-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints