Women Admiring Peonies under a Wisteria Trellis

藤棚下に牡丹を見る美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 191 (R sheet only); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 181 (two sheets only), list no. 209

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 73.2 cm (14 1/8 x 28 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7583-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7583 (left), 21.7584 (center), 21.7585 (right)

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet)
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 128); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection