Tsukasa of the Ôgiya, kamuro Ageha and Kochô, from the series Beauties for the Five Festivals (Bijin gosekku)

「美人五節句 扇屋内 つかさ あけは 小てう」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Ichirakutei Eisui (Japanese, active 1790–1823), Publisher Maruya Bun'emon (Bunjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eisui list, #10.4.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 498, list no. C4; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #57; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #607

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25 cm (14 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8401

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14698, 21.8401

Signed

Ichirakutei Eisui ga
一楽亭栄水画

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