Toyoyama of the Okamotoya, kamuro Yamaji and Nishiki, from the series Seven Prominent Residents of the Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara zensei shichikenjin)

「新吉原全盛七軒人 岡本屋内 豊山 やまし にしき」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 24.8 cm (15 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2311

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The series title is a pun on the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove (Chikurin shichikenjin) in ancient China.

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga

渓斎英泉画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent