Segawa of the Matsubaya, from an untitled series of large heads of courtesans

「松葉屋内 瀬川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)
Artist Ichirakutei Eisui (Japanese, active 1790–1823), Publisher Maruya Bun'emon (Bunjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eisui list, #3.1?

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8403

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14696 (as Hinazuru), 21.8403 (as Segawa)

Signed

Ichirakutei Eisui ga

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#69); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection