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Women Imitating the Yatsuhashi Episode of Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari)

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Triptych: 54.199 (left), 54.200 (center), 54.201 (right)

Signed

Eishô ga (on each sheet) 栄昌画

Marks

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

Provenance

Formerly in Worcester Art Museum Collection

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #48; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 444, list no. A106

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.3 x 72.9 cm (13 7/8 x 28 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.199-201

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints