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A Party in the Shinagawa Pleasure Quarters

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Triptych: 21.5593 (left), 21.5594 (center), 21.5595 (right) MFA impressions: 11.13882VR (11.13882, 11.13905, 11.13978), 21.5593-5

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet) 清長画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 572); 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 1790 (Kansei 2)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0921; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #58; Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (1980), pls. 3-5 Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #s195 and 375 (detail)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.3 x 72.7 cm (15 1/16 x 28 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5593-5

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints