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; 36.8 x 24.7 cm (14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4934

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 zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Kenkichi Hirakawa; March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection