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), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


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 tetraptych; 36.1 x 96.1 cm (14 3/16 x 37 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7443-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Tetraptych (four sheets of incomplete pentaptych), left to right: 21.7443, 21.7444, 21.7445, 21.7446

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

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#584); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection