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Ladies Viewing Cherry Blossoms beside a Stream

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Triptych: 21.4899 (right), 21.4900 (center), 21.4901 (left) MFA impressions: 11.14102 (center sheet only), 11.14103-4 (center and left sheets only), 21.4899-901

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画

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 1793 (Kansei 5)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #57; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 206, list no. 143; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 140-2; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 2236-7 (L and R sheets only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.3 x 77.3 cm (15 1/2 x 30 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4899-901

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints