Women Playing Music in a Peacock Boat

孔雀船

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796 (Kansei 8)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #59; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #256; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 155-7; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 212, list no. 241; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 143-5; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #s 2203-5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 74.9 cm (15 3/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7577-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7577 (left), 21.7578 (center), 21.7579 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14125-7, 21.7577-9

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 47); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection