Ohane and Ofuku, from the series Selected Geisha of the Yoshiwara (Seirô geisha sen)

「青楼藝者撰 おはね おふく」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #69 (complete triptych/series); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #s 323-5; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 179 (complete triptych/series), list no. 206-208

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24.8 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1134

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1134, 21.4934

Signed

Eishi ga

栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection