A Banquet with Entertainment

酒宴図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #56; Ukiyo-e shûka 6 (AIC 3, 1978), figs. 61-3; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 210, list no. 205; Waterhouse, Images of 18th-C. Japan (1975), #57-9; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 152-4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #556

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.8 x 75.1 cm (14 7/8 x 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4879-81

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4879 (left), 21.4880 (center), 21.4881 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14140-2, 21.4879-81

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet)
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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