Women in a Ferry Boat, from the series Eight Layers of Brocade in the Capital (Miyako yae no nishiki)

「都八重之錦」 船に乗る美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787–88
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #174.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 5, list no. 10

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.4 x 19.5 cm (10 3/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4895

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection