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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42018.6
People
Katsukawa Shunkō II, Japanese (1762 - c. 1830)
Title
Celebration at the Entrance of the New Yoshiwara
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, screen
Date
1818-1825
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Two-panel folding screen; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
image only, each panel: 148.6 x 79.7 cm (58 1/2 x 31 3/8 in.)
with mount, each panel: 168 x 89 cm (66 1/8 x 35 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): signature : Ka[shosai] Shunkō ga
  • seal: Katsukawa
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Object Number
TL42018.6
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Narazaki Muneshige, ed., Nikuhitsu ukiyoe, vol 4: Shunsho, Zauho Press/Editions Shueisha (Tokyo, Japan, 1982), illus. #33

Narazaki Muneshige, Nikuhitsu ukiyoe meisakuten : saki kaoru Edo no joseibi, Asahi Shimbusha (Tokyo, 1984), illus. 33

Kobayashi Tadashi, ed., Nikuhitsu ukiyoe taikan, vol. 7: Manno Bijutsukan, Kodansha (Tokyo, Japan, 1996), illus. 39

Sebastian Izzard LLC, Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e: Paintings from the Manno Art Museum (New York, NY, 2003), illus. #21, p. 73

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Masterworks of Ukiyo-e Painting: The Bloom and Fragrant Beauty of Edo Women, Nihonbashi Tokyu Department Store, 02/17/1984 - 02/29/1984

Japanese Genre Painting, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 05/10/2015

Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/14/2020 - 07/26/2020

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