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Fishing and Boating on the Sumida River

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Triptych: 21.7547 (right), 21.7548 (center), 21.7549 (left) MFA impressions: 11.14122-4, 21.7547-9

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画

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 1790–92 (Kansei 2–4)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #128; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 160 (L sheet only), list no. 86; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #169 (L sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2331 (L only); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #539 (L only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7547-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints