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Courtesans Parading under Maple Leaves: Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta (R); Chôzan of the Chôjiya, kamuro Yasoji and Isoji (C); Segawa of the Matsubaya, kamuro Takeno and Sasano (L)

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Triptych: 21.7550 (right), 21.7551 (center), 21.7552 (left) The courtesans are: Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta (right) Chôzan of the Chôjiya, kamuro Yasoji and Isoji (center) Segawa of the Matsubaya, kamuro Takeno and Sasano (left) MFA impressions: 11.14072 (right sheet...

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Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画

Marks

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

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, about 1792–93 (Kansei 4–5)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 179; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #89; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 202, list no. 135

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7550-2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints