A Party on the Pleasure Boat Yoshinomaru

吉野丸船遊び

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Motegi et al, Musical Instruments (Ôta Memorial Museum, 2005), #6; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 184; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #98; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 218, list no. 88

Dimensions

Vertical ôban tetraptych; 38.2 x 104.8 cm (15 1/16 x 41 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7447-50

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Tetraptych (four sheets of incomplete pentaptych), left to right: 21.7447, 21.7448, 21.7449, 21.7450

MFA impressions: 06.689 (left sheet only), 06.690 (left center sheet only), 11.14022 (right center sheet only), 11.14164-8 (complete pentaptych), 21.7447-50 (four sheets only, right sheet missing), 21.7586-90 (complete pentaptych)

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection