Night Rain of Matsukaze (Matsukaze yau), from the series Eight VIews of Genji in the Floating World (Ukiyo Genji hakkei)

「浮世源氏八景 松風夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797–99 (Kansei 9–11)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #2.3; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 116, list no. 298; Ukiyo-e taika shûsei 11 (1931), #15

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4937

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4937, 34.334

Forms a diptych with 21.4938, 34.335

Signed

Eishi zu
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 (#169); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection