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Courtesans Viewing Cherry Blossoms: Komurasaki of the Kadotamaya, kamuro Hatsune and Shizue

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. 11.14052 is the right sheet of the triptych.

Signed

Eishi ga 栄之画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#191); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #50 (complete triptych); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 154 (complete triptych), list no. 75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.2 cm (14 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4870

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints