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Women Dancing under a Canopy

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Triptych: 21.4896 (right), 21.4897 (center), 21.4898 (left) MFA impressions: 11.14699-701 (unsigned), 21.4896-8 (signed)

Signed

Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (LOT #284); 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 1793 (Kansei 5)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 181 (complete triptych, unsigned); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #104 (two sheets only); Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 175 (two sheets only), list no. 151

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.4896-8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints