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Scene from the Pleasure Quarters
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Hishikawa Moronobu

(菱川師宣; d. 1694)

Catalogue information

Edo period, ca. 1690

Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

29.4 x 48 cm (11 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Jenkins 1971, no. 4
Jenkins, Donald
Ukiyo-e Prints and Paintings: The Primitive Period, 1680–1745. Exh. cat. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago.

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Wheelwright 1986, p. 22, fig. 3
Wheelwright, Carolyn
“Taking Shelter from the Rain: A Genroku Period Genre Painting by Hanabusa Itchō in the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection.” Orientations 17, no. 9 (September): 18–25.

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Swinton et al. 1995, pp. 122, 166–67, no. 64.
Swinton, Elizabeth de Sabato, Kazue Edamatsu Campbell, Liza Crihfield Dalby, and Mark Oshima [Swinton et al.]
The Women of the Pleasure Quarter: Japanese Paintings and Prints of the Floating World. Exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum; Equitable Gallery, New York; and Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. New York: Hudson Hills Press.

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Moro; Nobu