A Modern Version of the Concert of Ushiwakamaru and Jôruri-hime

見立て浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #57; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 443 (left sheet only), list no. A105; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #2283 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 73.9 cm (14 3/4 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7633-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7633 (left), 21.7634 (center), 21.7635 (right)

Signed

Eishô zu (on each sheet)
栄昌図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 573); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection