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The Parlor of a Brothel

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Triptych: 21.7768 (left), 21.7769 (center), 21.7770 (right) MFA impressions: 11.13821-3, 21.7768-70

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Provenance

July 1914, 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 76-8; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #s 2495-7; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1931), #49

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7768-70

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints