Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: Favorite Customs of the Present Day [当盛風俗好] - left hand panel of a triptych.

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Dates: created,circa 1850
Dimensions: 8.0 in,10.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print

Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga

Related links: Metropolitan Museum of Art (oban triptych); Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (oban triptych); Rhode Island School of Design;

Physical description:

This appears to be a later chuban copy of the left panel of an oban triptych. The original is entitled Tōsei fūzoku kō (当盛風俗好). This can be found in a cartouche on the far right panel. The publisher was Enomotoya Kichibei, but unlike the triptych in Boston there is no publisher's seal here.

There is another copy of the full triptych at the Tokyo National Museum.