A Dragon and TIger Made of Pipes and Tobacco Pouches (Ryûko tabako-ire saiku)

「龍虎煙草入細工」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #93; Ukiyo-e shûka 6 (AIC 3, 1978), figs. 69-71; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 211, list no. 227; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #557

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 75.7 cm (14 11/16 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7580-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7580 (left), 21.7581 (center), 21.7582 (right)

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet)
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 64); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection