Praying for Rain (Amagoi), from the series Fashionable Versions of the Seven Komachi (Fûryû nana Komachi)

「風流七小町 雨乞」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #29.2; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 8, list no. 17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.8 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4889

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1230, 21.4889

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection