Misayama of the Chôjiya in Her Nightclothes (Tokogi no zu), from the series A Comparison of Selected Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô bisen awase)

「青楼美撰合 床着之図 丁子屋見佐山」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #12.3.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 61, list no. 184; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #554

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 24.7 cm (15 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4931

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4930, 21.4931

Signed

Eishi giga
栄之戯画

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