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Playing Games in the Garden of the Kankanrô in the Yoshiwara

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Triptych: 21.7494 (left), 21.7495 (center), 21.7496 (right) MFA impressions: Iseya edition, earlier: 11.22996-8, 21.7494-6; Wakasaya edition, later: 21.7491-3

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet) 清長画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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 1794 (Kansei 6)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0958; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #61; Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (1980), pls. 124-6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.9 x 73.4 cm (14 1/2 x 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7494-6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints