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A Party on the Pleasure Boat Yoshinomaru

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Tetraptych (four sheets of incomplete pentaptych), left to right: 21.7447, 21.7448, 21.7449, 21.7450 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...

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Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画


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.

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1790 (Kansei 2)

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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 tetraptych; 38.2 x 104.8 cm (15 1/16 x 41 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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