Courtesans of the Ôgiya: Hanaôgi, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta; Segawa, kamuro Onami and Menami; Miyahito, kamuro Tsubaki and Shirabe

「扇屋内  花扇 よしの たつた  瀬川 おなみ めなみ  蓬莢仙(みやひと) つばき しらべ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 441, list no. A71b; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #2301

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4942

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14903, 21.4942

Signed

Eishô ga
栄昌画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#39); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
WLK 39; $25.00

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection