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Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

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MFA impressions: 06.1136 (dark background), 21.4953 (light background)

Signed

Eishô ga 栄昌画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #61 (with mica); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #7.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 373, list no. A6; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #227; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2278

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.5 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1136

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints