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

見立て浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797–1800 (Kansei 9–12)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #97, and 6 (AIC 3, 1978), figs. 77-81; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 221, list no. 310; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #552

Dimensions

Vertical ôban pentaptych; 39.8 x 123.6 cm (15 11/16 x 48 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7591-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Pentaptych, left to right: 21.7591, 21.7592, 21.7593, 21.7594, 21.7595

MFA impressions: 21.7591-5, 11.14155-9

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; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection