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

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.2 cm (14 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4884

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#363); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection