Modern Version of the Yûgao Chapter of the Tale of Genji

見立夕顔

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Amsterdam pl. 24; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #46; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 448, list no. A51

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.2 cm (15 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.496

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14913-4 (two right sheets only), 21.7651-3 (complete triptych), 53.496 (left sheet only, faded)

Signed

Eishô zu

栄昌図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Anonymous gift