Hana no en, from the series Genji in Fashionable Modern Guise (Fûryû yatsushi Genji)

「風流やつし源氏 花の宴」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #42 (R only); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.3; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 149, list no. 51 (R only), and fig. 140, list no. 35 (C only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 74.9 cm (14 15/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7601-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7601 (right), 21.7602 (center), 21.7603 (left)

MFA impressions: 21.7601-3 (complete triptych), 34.337-8 (two left sheets only)

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection