River of Heaven (Amanokawa): The Tanabata Festival, from the series Modern Beauties for the Five Festivals (Tôsei bijin Gosekku)

「当世美人五節句 天乃川」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.3 x 22.4 cm (13 1/2 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2072

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly published by Sanoya Kihei, whose mark appears on the lantern.

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

No censor's seal

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection