The Ballad of Osan and Mohei (Osan Mohei Yukari no Koyomi-uta), from the series Song Contest of Edo Music (Edo onkyoku uta-awase)

「江戸音曲歌合 おさん茂兵衛 由縁の暦歌」

Japanese
Edo period
late 1820s
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #170

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.5 cm (14 5/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.4

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.

The title of this design is a dance play first performed in 1816.9.

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga
渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection