Shizuka of the Shizutamaya, from the series Beauties of the Yoshiwara as Six Floral Immortals (Seirô bijin Rokkasen)

「青楼美人六花仙 静玉屋志津加」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #14.5; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #336; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 51, list no. 172

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 24.5 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4917

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4917, 53.21

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

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