Morokoshi of the Echizenya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

「郭中美人競 越前屋 唐土」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Rekisentei Eiri (Japanese, active about 1781–1818), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eiri list, #8.1.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 473, list no. B3; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #233; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2324; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #595

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 25.8 cm (15 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4789

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eiri ga
永里画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#434); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection