Courtesans Parading under Maple Leaves: Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta (R); Chôzan of the Chôjiya, kamuro Yasoji and Isoji (C); Segawa of the Matsubaya, kamuro Takeno and Sasano (L)

紅葉下太夫揃 「扇屋内 花扇 よしの たつた」 「丁子屋内 千山 やそじ いそじ」 「松葉屋内 滝川 たけの ささの」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792–93 (Kansei 4–5)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 179; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #89; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 202, list no. 135; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #558

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 76.2 cm (14 15/16 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

21.7550-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7550 (right), 21.7551 (center), 21.7552 (left)
The courtesans are:
Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, kamuro Yoshino and Tatsuta (right)
Chôzan of the Chôjiya, kamuro Yasoji and Isoji (center)
Segawa of the Matsubaya, kamuro Takeno and Sasano (left)
MFA impressions: 11.14072 (right sheet only), 21.7550-2

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
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 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