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Wakana of the Matsubaya, from the series Beauties of the Yoshiwara as Six Floral Immortals (Seirô bijin Rokkasen)

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MFA impressions: 11.14018 (key block), 11.20203, 21.4918

Signed

Eishi zu 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #13.5; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), list no. 191 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 24.5 cm (14 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4918

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints