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Pleasure Boats on the Sumida River under Shin-Ôhashi Bridge

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Pentaptych, left to right: 21.7596, 21.7597, 21.7598, 21.7599, 21.7600 Pentaptych co-published by Izumiya Ichibei and Shûeidô. Shûeidô publisher's mark on far left sheet only; Izumiya Ichibei publisher's mark on far right sheet only. MFA impressions: 11.14118VR (complete pentaptych: 11.14118...

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Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; 1913 purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1792 (Kansei 4)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #95.1-5?, and 6 (AIC 3, 1978), figs. 72-6; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 219, list no. 124

Dimensions

Vertical ôban pentaptych; 38.5 x 128.2 cm (15 3/16 x 50 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7596-600

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints