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Morokoshi of the Echizenya, from the series Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchû bijin kurabe)

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Signed

Eiri ga 永里画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#434); 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 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eiri list, #8.1.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 473, list no. B3; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #233; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2324

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 25.8 cm (15 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4789

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints