Woman Viewing Iris at Yatsuhashi, from the series Beauties Matched with Hokku Poems (Bijin hokku awase)

「美人発句合」 かきつばた

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804–18 (Bunka era)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Sensa (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Series mentioned in Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 3, p. 139, under listing for publisher #413, Sensa (no photos)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.9 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6924

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17819, 21.6924

Signed

Eizan hitsu
英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection