Ladies Viewing Cherry Blossoms beside a Stream

貴婦人花見

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793 (Kansei 5)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #57; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 206, list no. 143; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 140-2; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 2236-7 (L and R sheets only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.3 x 77.3 cm (15 1/2 x 30 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4899-901

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4899 (right), 21.4900 (center), 21.4901 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.14102 (center sheet only), 11.14103-4 (center and left sheets only), 21.4899-901

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection