Triptych: 21.7756 (left), 21.7757 (center), 21.7758 (right) The real name of the fan shop, Mieidô, is partly visible on the signboard in the shape of a giant fan overhead. As a joke, the name and trademark of the publisher, Eijudô, are substituted for the shop name elsewhere in the picture.
Toyokuni ga (on box in background of left sheet) 豊国画
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 320); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period,
Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), pls. 70-2; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #s 2498-500
Vertical ôban triptych
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper