Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, from the series Beauties of the Yoshiwara as Six Floral Immortals (Seirô bijin Rokkasen)

「青楼美人六花仙 扇屋花扇」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #14.4; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 50, list no. 171

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 24.5 cm (14 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4919

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14083, 21.4919

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection