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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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Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画


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.

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1792 (Kansei 4)

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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


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

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Medium or Technique

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