Women at Shops near Sensô-ji Temple in Asakusa
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)
Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #45; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 358(complete triptych, no photo); Ukiyo-e shûka 7 (1979), figs. 264-5 (two right sheets; NYPL)
Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 26.3 cm (15 5/16 x 10 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.14048, 21.4867
Right sheet of incomplete triptych.
The center sheet in the NYPL collection has the mark of publisher Izumiya Ichibei.
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection