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Feb 12, 2004

Leftmost Print from Pleasure Boats on the Sumida River beneath Shin-Ōhashi Bridge

Leftmost Print from Pleasure Boats on the Sumida River beneath Shin-Ōhashi Bridge

c. 1792

Chōbunsai Eishi 鳥文斎栄之

(Japanese, 1756–1829)

Woodblock print from a pentaptych; ink and color on paper

Sheet: 39 x 25.6 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade 1916.1153

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This is the leftmost print of a composition comprising five prints, but the museum has only two of them.

Description

Eishi was both a painter and printmaker. His figures are characterized by elegant lines and flowing drapery.

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