Komurasaki of the Tamaya, kamuro Kikino and Haruji, from the series Beauties for the Five Festivals (Bijin gosekku)

「美人五節句 玉屋うち 小紫 ききの はるち」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)
Artist Ichirakutei Eisui (Japanese, active 1790–1823), Publisher Maruya Bun'emon (Bunjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eisui list, #10.2; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 495, list no. C1; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #250

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 24.6 cm (15 1/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8404

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichirakutei Eisui ga
一楽亭栄水画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seals: Wakai oyaji, Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#583); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection