Mitsuhama of the Hyôgoya, from an untitled series of large heads of courtesans

太夫大首 「兵庫屋内 美津濱」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)
Artist Ichirakutei Eisui (Japanese, active 1790–1823), Publisher Maruya Bun'emon (Bunjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eisui list, #3.6; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 513, list no. C10; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2317

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8400

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichirakutei Eisui ga

Markings

Collector's seals: Hayashi Tadamasa, Wakai oyaji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#495); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection