Courtesans of the Chôjiya, from right: Itsuhata, kamuro Sakura and Kichiji; Senzan, kamuro Isoji and Yasoji; Misayama, kamuro Chidori and Midori; Itotaki, kamuro Metaki and Takano; Oribae, kamuro Hamaji and Hamano

丁子屋三枚続 「いつはた さくら きちじ  千山 いそじ やそじ  見さ山 ちとり みどり 糸滝 めたき たかの  折はえ はまじ はなの」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #121

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 26 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4851

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.24884, 21.4851
Probably one sheet of an incomplete triptych.
Possibly another sheet of the same triptych: 11.14049.

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection