In the Ninth Month, Costume Parade of the Niwaka Festival (Kugatsu, Niwaka nerimono): Ôyodo of the Tsuruya, from the series Four Seasons in the Pleasure Quarters: Annual Events in the Yoshiwara (Kuruwa no shikishi Yoshiwara yôji)

「廓の四季誌吉原要事 九月 俄ねり者 鶴屋内 大淀」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1821–23 (Bunsei 4–6)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #47-49; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pls. 157-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.7 x 23.5 cm (13 11/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1736

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga
渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent