Ichikawa of the Matsubaya, from the series Women of Seven Houses (Shichikenjin), pun on Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

「七軒人 松葉屋 市川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1806–08 (Bunka 3–5)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #33.7 (no photo); other prints in the series: cat. nos. 21-25

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26.1 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.101

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17751, 20.101

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

No censor's seal

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams