Mitsuhama of the Hyôgoya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

「郭中美人競 兵庫屋三ッ浜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #5.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.5 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4955

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1135, 21.4955

Signed

Chôkôsai Eishô ga
鳥高斎栄昌画

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#329); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection