Suma, from the series Genji in Fashionable Modern Guise (Fûryû yatsushi Genji)

風流やつし源氏 すま

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.4; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 150 (L and R sheets only), list no. 52; TNM Ukiyo-e cat 2 (1962), #s 2187 (L) and 2188 (R)

Dimensions

Fragment cut from vertical ôban sheet; 36.3 x 12.8 cm (14 5/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1237

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right half of left sheet of incomplete triptych.
MFA impressions:
Left sheet: 06.1237 (partial), 11.14075, 21.4884
Right sheet: 11.14071

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection