Otatsu, from the series Comparisons of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin awase)

「当世美人合 おたつ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #23.2; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 392, list no. A32; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #574

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25 cm (14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4947

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishô giga
栄昌戯画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection