Twilight Snow on Mount Hira (Hira bosetsu), from the series Fashionable Beauties for the Eight Views of Ômi (Fûryû bijin Ômi hakkei)

「風流美人近江八景 比良暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1814–17 (Bunka 11–14)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #231.6 (no photo); Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #319

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24.8 cm (14 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.117

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 seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1920, gift of the Estate of Henry Adams to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams