A Parody of the Adulthood Ceremony of Lord Narihira (Narihira ason hatsu kanmuri yatsushi)

「業平朝臣初冠略」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #44; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), Honolulu pls. 39-41; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. A104

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.3 x 76.7 cm (15 1/16 x 30 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7636-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7636 (left), 21.7637 (center), 21.7638 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14910 (center sheet only), 21.7636-8 (complete triptych)

Signed

Ôjû Eishô zu
応需栄昌図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 43); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection