Courtesans under an Oak Tree in Summer, 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): 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.), (b): 22.5 x 17 cm (8 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2804a-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