Sanmaibashi in Ueno

上野三枚橋

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792–93 (Kansei 4–5)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #48 (complete triptych); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 201 (complete triptych), list no. 129; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 146-8; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #s 2215-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 24.7 cm (15 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4883

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 21.4882 (left sheet), 21.4883 (right sheet)

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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