Honoring the Three Gods of Poetry

和歌三神

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792 (Kansei 4)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #94; Ukiyo-e shûka 6 (AIC 3, 1978), figs. 27-9; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 199, list no. 123

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.6 x 75.4 cm (15 3/16 x 29 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7571-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7571 (left), 21.7572 (center), 21.7573 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14146-8, 21.7571-3

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection