User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

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

Start collecting

MFA impressions: 11.24882 (key block), 21.4914 (color)

Signed

Eishi zu 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 179; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #13.4; Ukiyo-e taisei #504; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 66, list no. 187

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 26 cm (15 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4914

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints