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Mishima: Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya, from the series A Tôkaidô Board Game of Courtesans: Fifty-three Pairings in the Yoshiwara (Keisei dôchû sugoroku/Mitate Yoshiwara gojûsan tsui [no uchi])

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MFA impressions: 11.25571 (Tsukasa of the Ôgiya), 11.41514 (Tsukasa of the Ôgiya), 17.3214.15 (Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya)

Signed

Keisai Eisen ga 渓斎英泉画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1821–23 (Bunsei 4–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #228 (Tsukasa); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 160 (with name Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

17.3214.15

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints