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Women in a Ferry Boat, from the series Eight Layers of Brocade in the Capital (Miyako yae no nishiki)

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Signed

Eishi ga 栄之画

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; 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 1787–88

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #174.1; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 5, list no. 10

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.4 x 19.5 cm (10 3/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4895

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints