Jul 25, 2014

Print from Women Resting in the Votive Picture Hall at Asakusa

Print from Women Resting in the Votive Picture Hall at Asakusa

early 1790s

Chōbunsai Eishi 鳥文斎栄之

(Japanese, 1756–1829)

Woodblock print from a triptych; ink and color on paper

Sheet: 39.8 x 26.1 cm (15 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade 1916.1151


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This print, the right print from a triptych of which the museum has only the left and right, shows people looking at votive plaques called ema hanging near the ceiling of a hall where tea is served to visitors.

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