The Kikumoto Teahouse, from the series Comparisons of Beauties (Bijin sugata awase)

「美人姿合 菊本」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #25

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25 cm (14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4877

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14096 (key block), 21.4877 (color)

Signed

Eishi ga
栄之画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection