Komurasaki of the Tamaya, from the series Fashionable Comparisons of the Famous Flowers of the Pleasure Quarters (Fûryû seirô meika awase)

「風流青楼名花合 玉屋内 濃紫」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Ômiya Heihachi (Japanese)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.6923

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17699, 20.87, 21.6923

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection