Good and Evil Influences in the Yoshiwara

吉原の善玉悪玉

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Eishôsai Chôki (Japanese, active about 1780–1810), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 191, #66; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pls. 161-3; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2139 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 24.4 cm (14 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4786

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.

MFA impressions: 11.14824 (left sheet only), 11.14830 (right sheet only), 21.4786 (center sheet only), 21.7541-3 (complete triptych)

Signed

Chôki ga
長喜画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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