Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

「郭中美人競 扇屋内花扇」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #61 (with mica); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #7.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 373, list no. A6; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #227; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2278

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.5 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1136

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1136 (dark background), 21.4953 (light background)

Signed

Eishô ga
栄昌画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection