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Somenosuke of the Matsubaya, kamuro Wakagi and Wakaba, from the series Beauties for the Five Festivals (Bijin gosekku)

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MFA impressions: 11.14697, 21.8402

Signed

Ichirakutei Eisui ga 一楽亭栄水画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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), Eisui list, #10.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 497, list no. C3; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #252; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2312

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8402

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints