Courtesans Viewing Cherry Blossoms: Komurasaki of the Kadotamaya, kamuro Hatsune and Shizue

桜下太夫揃 「角玉屋うち 小むらさき はつね しずえ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #50 (complete triptych); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 154 (complete triptych), list no. 75; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #527

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.2 cm (14 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4870

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych. 11.14052 is the right sheet of the triptych.

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#191); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection