Party in a Room at Shinagawa Overlooking the Bay

品川の楼上

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), figs. 25-6 (C & L only); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #66; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 147 (two sheets of triptych), list no. 49

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 73.6 cm (14 5/8 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

21.4830-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4830 (right), 21.4831 (center), 21.4832 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.24905 (key block, left sheet only), 11.24907 (key block, right sheet only), 21.4830-2 (color, complete triptych)

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection