Night Rain in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara no yoru no ame), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)

「江戸八景 吉原の夜雨(よるのあめ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #124; Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #99; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 8 (1981), #321

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.1 x 34 cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1357

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1357, 11.30206

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga

渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: Watari
No blockcutter's mark

改印:渡
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection