The Setsubun Ceremony (Exorcising Demons from the House By Throwing Beans at Them)

節分

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800)


Dimensions

Vertical aiban diptych; 33.7 x 45.6 cm (13 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7441-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (probably two left sheets of a triptych): 21.7441 (left), 21.7442 (right)

Unidentified publisher’s mark, Genshoku #1007.

Signed

Eishô ga (on each sheet)
栄昌画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection