Emu of the Matsuya in Cormorant Fishing (Ukai), from the series Costume Parade of the Shimanouchi Quarter (Shimanouchi nerimono)

「嶋ノ内ねり物 鵜飼 まつ屋 ゑむ」

Japanese
Edo period
1836 (Tenpô 7), 6th month
Artist Shunbaisai Hokuei (Japanese, active about 1824–1837, died 1837), Publisher Tenmaya Kihei (Tenki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 125; Schwaab, Osaka Prints (1989), #265; Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #182 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 25.4 cm (14 5/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

06.824.10

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.824.10, 11.38790, 11.38791

From a collective series by Hokuei, Hokuju, Sadahiro, Sadanobu, and Shigeharu.

Signed

Sekkarô Hokuei ga

雪花楼北英画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection