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Suma, from the series Genji in Fashionable Modern Guise (Fûryû yatsushi Genji)

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Right half of left sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: Left sheet: 06.1237 (partial), 11.14075, 21.4884 Right sheet: 11.14071

Signed

Eishi ga 栄之画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1789 (Kansei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.4; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 150 (L and R sheets only), list no. 52; TNM Ukiyo-e cat 2 (1962), #s 2187 (L) and 2188 (R)

Dimensions

Fragment cut from vertical ôban sheet

Accession Number

06.1237

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints