Fishing and Boating on the Sumida River

隅田川の船遊び

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790–92 (Kansei 2–4)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #128; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 160 (L sheet only), list no. 86; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #169 (L sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2331 (L only); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #539 (L only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.8 x 77 cm (15 1/4 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7547-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7547 (right), 21.7548 (center), 21.7549 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.14122-4, 21.7547-9

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

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