A Party at the Shikian Restaurant in Nakasu

中洲の四季庵の酒宴

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787–88 (Tenmei 7–8)
Artist Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820), Publisher Shûeidô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #I-7; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1987), pl. 58; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 56-7; Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #C17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.7 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6188

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 diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.14941-2 (complete diptych), 21.6188 (left sheet only)

Signed

Shunman ga
俊満画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 532); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection