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 diptych; 34.4 x 49 cm (13 9/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.337-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two left sheets of incomplete triptych): 34.337 (right), 34.338 (left)

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

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)

栄之画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter