Fujiya Izaemon (Fuji-I), from the series Dance of the Big Spenders, a Yoshiwara Ballad (Daijin mai)

「大尽舞 ふち伊」 (藤屋伊左衛門)

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Dimensions

Kokonotsugiri; 13.6 x 18.4 cm (5 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2687

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In the kabuki play Kuruwa Bunsho, Fujiya Izaemon is the lover of the courtesan Yûgiri.

Signed

Shinsai ga

辰斎画

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