The Tanabata Festival, from the series Comparison of the Customs of the Five Festivals in Eastern Japan (Azuma fûzoku gosekku awase)

「東風俗五節句合」 七夕

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1801 (late Kansei era)
Artist Eishôsai Chôki (Japanese, active about 1780–1810), Publisher Matsuyasu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #440

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 24.9 cm (15 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5893

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shikô ga
子興画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection