Segawa of the Matsubaya, kamuro Sasano and Takeno, from the series Edo Purple in the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô Edo Murasaki)

「青楼江戸紫 まつ葉や内 瀬川 ささの 竹の」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #9.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4932

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4932 (with series title), 54.1473 (without series title)

Signed

Chôbunsai Eishi ga
鳥文斎栄之画

Provenance

June 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection