Women Dancing under a Canopy

大傘下の踊り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793 (Kansei 5)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 181 (complete triptych, unsigned); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #104 (two sheets only); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 175 (two sheets only), list no. 151

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 x 75.2 cm (14 5/8 x 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4896-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.4896 (right), 21.4897 (center), 21.4898 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.14699-701 (unsigned), 21.4896-8 (signed)

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet)
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (LOT #284); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection