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Women's Party with Gidayû Ballad Recital

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Pentaptych, left to right: 21.7820, 21.7821, 21.7822, 21.7823, 21.7824 MFA impressions: 21.7820-4, 34.393a-e

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pls. 172-4 (three right sheets only, with signatures removed; Achenbach Foundation)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban pentaptych; 37 x 125.4 cm (14 9/16 x 49 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7820-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints