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Women Playing Music in a Peacock Boat

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Triptych: 21.7577 (left), 21.7578 (center), 21.7579 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14125-7, 21.7577-9

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet) 栄之図

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 47); 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 1796 (Kansei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #59; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #256; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 155-7; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 212, list no. 241; Ukiyo-e taikei 6 (1975), #s 143-5; TNM, Ukiyo-e Prints 2 (1962), #s 2203-5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 74.9 cm (15 3/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7577-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints