Courtesans at a Banquet, from the book Ehon tokiwagusa, vol. III

絵本常盤草

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730 (Kyôhô 15)
Artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Ehon (2006), pp. 78-9; Toda, Ryerson cat. (1931), pp. 131-3

Dimensions

Two chûbon pages; (a): 20 x 16.4 cm (7 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.), (b): 22.4 x 17 cm (8 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2807a-b

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
The intact book: 2006.1343.1-3 (complete), 2006.1593 (vol. I only)
Illustrations cut out of book and mounted as prints: 21.6216 to 21.6225; 53.2804a-b to 53.2809; RES.50.109; RES.53.226 to RES.53.232a-b

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse