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A Party on the Pleasure Boat Yoshinomaru

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Pentaptych, left to right: 21.7586, 21.7587, 21.7588, 21.7589, 21.7590 MFA impressions: 06.689 (left sheet only), 06.690 (left center sheet only), 11.14022 (right center sheet only), 11.14164-8 (complete pentaptych), 21.7447-50 (four sheets only, right sheet missing), 21.7586-90 (complete...

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Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画


September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1790 (Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Motegi et al, Musical Instruments (Ôta Memorial Museum, 2005), #6; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 184; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #98; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 218, list no. 88


Vertical ôban pentaptych; 38.1 x 124.8 cm (15 x 49 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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