Somekawa of the Matsubaya, from the series Collection of Beauties of the Yoshiwara (Seirô bijin zoroe)

「青楼美人揃 松葉屋内 染川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1814–17 (Bunka 11–14)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #72 (this design not listed); another print in the series: cat. no. 234

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23.8 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.169

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark, Marks U481; possibly early mark of Ezakiya Tatsuzô.

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent