Asazuma of the Echizen-ya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

「郭中美人競 越前屋内浅妻」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 214; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #10.2; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #228

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25 cm (15 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4951

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishô zu
栄昌図

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

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