Yoshiwara Sparrow Dance, from the series Patterns for Collage Pictures (Oshi-e-gata)

「おし絵形」 吉原雀

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792–4 (Kansei 4–6)
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #216

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 24.7 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6019

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14923, 21.6019

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection