Kisegawa of the Matsubaya, from the series Beauties of the Yoshiwara as Six Floral Immortals (Seirô bijin Rokkasen)

「青楼美人六花仙 松葉屋喜瀬川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kuboso Memorial Art Museum, Izumi, Ise Monogatari (2007), #91; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #14.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 47, list no. 168; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #502

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4916

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25191, 21.4916

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection