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Returning Sails at Suma (Suma kihan), from the series Eight Views of Genji in the Floating World (Ukiyo Genji hakkei)

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MFA impressions: 21.4938, 34.335 Forms a diptych with 21.4937, 34.334

Signed

Eishi zu 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1797–99 (Kansei 9–11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #2.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 297 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25 cm (14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.335

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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