Peony: Woman in a Black Gauze Hood, from an untitled series of beauties compared to flowers

美人花見立 牡丹

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #24.1; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #364; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 398, list no. A60; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #51; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #2281; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #572

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4945

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishô zu
栄昌図

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection