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

「青楼美人六花仙 竹屋内この里」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 179; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #13.4; Ukiyo-e taisei #504; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 66, list no. 187

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 26 cm (15 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4914

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.24882 (key block), 21.4914 (color)

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection