Mitsuhana of the Ôbishiya, kamuro Kikushi and Kikuno, from the series New Year Fashions as Fresh as Young Leaves (Wakana hatsu ishô)

「若那初衣装 大ひしや三花 きくし きくの」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #42.13; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 82, list no. 213

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26.2 cm (15 3/8 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4910

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection