Momiji no ga, from the series Genji in Fashionable Modern Guise (Fûryû yatsushi Genji)

「風流やつし源氏」 紅葉賀

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792 (Kansei 4)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 73; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.2; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 191, list no. 56; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-C. Japan (1975), #60-2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.8 x 74.6 cm (15 1/4 x 29 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4853-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4853 (right), 21.4854 (center), 21.4855 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.14031 (right sheet only), 11.14032VR (11.14032, 11.14107, 11.14108), 21.4853-5

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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