Rain on the Morning After in the Yoshiwara, a Triptych (Seirô kinuginu ame, sanmai tsuzuki)

「青楼後朝雨 三枚続」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Eishôsai Chôki (Japanese, active about 1780–1810), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #II-16; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 24.4 cm (14 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4771

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of an incomplete triptych. See Jenkins et al for translations of poems.

MFA impressions: 11.14833VR (11.14833, 11.14838, 11.14839; complete), 21.4771 (center sheet only)

Signed

Chôki ga
長喜画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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