Senzan of the Chôjiya, representing Mountain Cherry (Chôjiya Senzan, mitate yamazakura), from a series of courtesans compared to varieties of cherry

「丁子屋千山 見立山桜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796 (Kansei 8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #36.4, and pl. 126; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 255

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24.7 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4826

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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