Night Rain of the Viewing Hours (Hikeyotsu no yau), from the series Eight Views of Events in the Yoshiwara (Seirô gyôji hakkei)

「青楼行事八景 引ヶ四つ乃夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1814–17 (Bunka 11–14)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 116; Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #46.3 and cat. no. 230; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2455

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 25.7 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.96

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.41503, 20.96

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams