Takigawa of the Ôgiya, at the First Sale of the New Year Celebration in the Parlor (Hatsu-uri zashiki no zu), from the series A Comparison of Selected Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô bisen awase)

「青楼美撰合 初売座敷之図 扇屋 滝川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #II-19; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #12.2.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 63, list no. 185

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.4929

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi giga
栄之戯画

Provenance

June 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection