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A Banquet with Entertainment

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Triptych: 21.4879 (left), 21.4880 (center), 21.4881 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14140-2, 21.4879-81

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet) 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 (Kansei 7)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #56; Ukiyo-e shûka 6 (AIC 3, 1978), figs. 61-3; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 210, list no. 205; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #57-9; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 152-4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.8 x 75.1 cm (14 7/8 x 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4879-81

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints