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Hashidate of the Ôgiya, representing Bridge Cherry (Ôgiya Hashidate, mitate hashizakura), from a series of courtesans compared to varieties of cherry

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Eishi zu 栄之図

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the W.L. Keane collection (lot #588); 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 1796 (Kansei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #36 (this design not listed); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), figs 98-9 and list nos. 253-6 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.6 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4825

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints