Hashidate of the Ôgiya, representing Bridge Cherry (Ôgiya Hashidate, mitate hashizakura), from a series of courtesans compared to varieties of cherry

「扇屋橋立 見立橋桜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796 (Kansei 8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #36 (this design not listed); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), figs 98-9 and list nos. 253-6 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.6 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4825

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the W.L. Keane collection (lot #588); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection