The Skit "Hana no Iroka Itazura Musume," from the series Entertainments of the Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara in Full Swing (Seirô Niwaka zensei asobi)

「青楼俄全盛遊 花色香徒娘(はなのいろかいたつらむすめ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1812 (Bunka 9), 8th month
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Yama-Shin (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #57 (this design not listed); another print in the series: cat. no. 92

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.1 x 23.9 cm (13 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.333

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eizan hitsu
英山筆

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Murataya Jirobei
改印:極、邑二(村田屋治朗兵衛)

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24