Mishima: Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya, from the series A Tôkaidô Board Game of Courtesans: Fifty-three Pairings in the Yoshiwara (Keisei dôchû sugoroku/Mitate Yoshiwara gojûsan tsui [no uchi])

「契情道中双六 見立よしハら五十三つゐ 三嶋 姿海老屋内 七人」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1821–23 (Bunsei 4–6)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #228 (Tsukasa); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 160 (with name Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24.9 cm (14 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.15

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25571 (Tsukasa of the Ôgiya), 11.41514 (Tsukasa of the Ôgiya), 17.3214.15 (Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya)

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga

渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection