Two Women under an Umbrella

傘下二女

Japanese
Meiji era?
After Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #187; Ukiyo-e taika shûsei 11 (1931), #7 (different blocks)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 61.1 x 12 cm (24 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4839

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The design is illustrated in Ukiyo-e taika shûsei 11 (1931), #7, with the signature “Eishi ga” and mark of publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi; but it has different textile patterns and appears to be from entirely different blocks.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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