Party on the Pleasure Boat Kawaichimaru

川一丸船遊び

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Golden Age (2010); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #96 (complete); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #330 (complete); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 220 (complete), list no. 277; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #551 (complete)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, four sheets of pentaptych; (a): 39 x 24.5 cm (15 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.), (c): 39 x 24.2 cm (15 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.), (d): 39 x 24.5 cm 5 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.), (e): 39 x 24.1 cm (15 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.9a-e

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Four sheets of an incomplete pentaptych. (The pentaptych was originally complete, but one sheet has been missing since 1930.)

MFA impressions: 00.9a-e (four sheets only), 11.14055VR (11.14055, 11.14160-3), 21.7443-6 (four sheets only)

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet)
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Museum purchase