Kuronushi, from the series Six Selected Flowers Imitating the Six Poetic Immortals (Yatsushi Rokkasen)

「略六花撰 黒主」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796 (Kansei 8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #39.5; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 250 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4920

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark. Most likely from the Nishimuraya family.

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#484); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection