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Preparing to Play the Koto, from the series Ladies of the Tokugawa Period (Tokugawa jidai kifujin no zu)

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Triptych: RES.51.93 (left), RES.51.94 (center), RES.51.95 (right)

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu (on center sheet) 楊洲周延

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich

Japanese, Meiji era, about 1896–97 (Meiji 29–30)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Coats, Chikanobu (2006), pls. 207-11 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 70.6 cm (14 x 27 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.93-5

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints