Shizuka of the Shizutamaya, from the series Beauties of the Yoshiwara as Six Floral Immortals (Seirô bijin Rokkasen)

「青楼美人六花仙 静玉屋志津加」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #14.5; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #336; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 51, list no. 172

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 24.1 cm (14 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4917, 53.21

Signed

Eishi zu

栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

January 8, 1953 gift to the Museum by W. G. Russell Allen.

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen