Motozane, from the book Yatsushi sanjûrokkasen (Thirty-six Poetic Immortals in Modern Guise)

略三十六歌仙 「元実」

Japanese
Edo period
1799 (Kansei 11), 1st month
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

The book: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), pls. 287-8, figs. 72-90

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24 x 18.3 cm (9 7/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2816

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Book published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô).

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse