Ninth Month: The Ginger Market at Shiba Shinmei (Kugatsu, Shiba Shinmei shôga ichi), from the series Twelve Months of Beauties of the Floating World (Ukiyo bijin jûnikagetsu)

「浮世美人十二箇月 九月芝明神せうが市」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 26.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1739

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

東洋子起義

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga

渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent