Kasugano of the Sasaya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

「郭中美人競 笹屋春日野」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #62; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #8.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 385, list no. A16; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 24.7 cm (15 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4952

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishô ga
栄昌画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

October 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection