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Kuronushi, from the series Six Selected Flowers Imitating the Six Poetic Immortals (Yatsushi Rokkasen)

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Unidentified publisher's mark. Most likely from the Nishimuraya family.

Signed

Eishi zu 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#484); 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

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #39.5; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 250 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4920

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints