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Ohane and Ofuku, from the series Selected Geisha of the Yoshiwara (Seirô geisha sen)

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MFA impressions: 06.1134, 21.4934

Signed

Eishi zu 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Kenkichi Hirakawa; March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #69 (complete triptych/series); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #s 323-5; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 179 (complete triptych/series), list no. 206-208

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 24.7 cm (14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4934

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints