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Four sheets of an incomplete pentaptych. (The pentaptych was originally complete, but one sheet has been missing since 1930.) MFA impressions: 00.9a-e (four sheets only), 11.14055VR (11.14055, 11.14160-3), 21.7443-6 (four sheets only)

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet) 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Museum purchase

Japanese, Edo period, about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #96 (complete pentaptych); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #330 (complete pentaptych); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 220 (complete pentaptych), list no. 277

Dimensions

Vertical ôban tetraptych; (a): 39 x 24.5 cm (15 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.), (c): 39 x 24.2 cm (15 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.), (d): 39 x 24.5 cm (15 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.), (e): 39 x 24.1 cm (15 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.9a-e

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints