Shinobazu Pond in Ueno, from the series Eight Layers of Brocade in the Capital (Miyako yae no nishiki)

「都八重之錦」 上野不忍池

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787 (Tenmei 7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #174 (this design not mentioned); another print in the series: Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #314

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.685

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Most of the series title has been torn off of this impression.

Signed

Eishi ga

栄之画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection