Okita (right) and Ohisa (left) Playing the Game of Ken

おきたおひさの拳相撲

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)
Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #129; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 128, list no. 164 (with names); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #546 (no names)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 37.3 cm (9 1/2 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.66

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24