The Setsubun Ceremony (Exorcising Demons from the House By Throwing Beans at Them)
Artist Chôkôsai Eishô (Japanese, active 1780–1800)
Vertical aiban diptych; 33.7 x 45.6 cm (13 1/4 x 17 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Diptych (probably two left sheets of a triptych): 21.7441 (left), 21.7442 (right)
Unidentified publisher’s mark, Genshoku #1007.
Eishô ga (on each sheet)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection