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Kisegawa of the Matsubaya, from the series Beauties of the Yoshiwara as Six Floral Immortals (Seirô bijin Rokkasen)

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MFA impressions: 11.25191, 21.4916

Signed

Eishi zu 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kuboso Memorial Art Museum, Izumi, Ise Monogatari (2007), #91; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #14.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 47, list no. 168

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4916

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints