Women at Shops near Sensô-ji Temple in Asakusa

浅草浅草寺仲見世

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #45; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 358(complete triptych, no photo); Ukiyo-e shûka 7 (1979), figs. 264-5 (two right sheets; NYPL)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.8 cm (14 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4867

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14048, 21.4867
Right sheet of incomplete triptych.
The center sheet in the NYPL collection has the mark of publisher Izumiya Ichibei.

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection