A Party at Nakasu

中洲の酒宴

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Angyûsai Enshi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #I-6; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 2 (1982), #59; Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #C22; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #639 (R & C only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 25.1 cm (15 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8186

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych. Unidentified publisher’s mark.

MFA impressions: 11.15044VR (11.15044 [right], 11.15046 [left], 11.15047 [center]); 11.22944-6; 21.8186 (left sheet only)

Signed

Angyûsai Enshi ga

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection