Fuji no uraba, from the series Genji in Fashionable Modern Guise (Fûryû yatsushi Genji)

「風流やつし源氏」 藤裏葉

Japanese
Edo period
about 1791–94 (Kansei 3–6)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.9; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 190, list no. 55; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 137-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.6 x 74.1 cm (14 13/16 x 29 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4856-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4856 (right), 21.4857 (center), 21.4858 (left)

MFA impressions: *11.14046 (right sheet only; deaccessioned in 2012), 11.14134-6, 21.4856-8

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

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