Yugiri (夕霧) and Uzaemon (伊左衛門) <i>hashira-e</i>

Kikugawa Eizan (菊川英山) (artist 1787 – 1867)

Yugiri (夕霧) and Uzaemon (伊左衛門) hashira-e

Print


ca 1813 – 1815
4 in x 23.875 in (Overall dimensions) color woodblock print

Signed: Eizan hitsu (英山筆)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Woman's robe with a similar floral motif to that worn by the man in the Lyon Collection
Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna - a similar hashira-e by Eizan

We have dated this print as ca. 1813-1815 based on the floral motif on the man's robe. That stylized pattern appeared only in the mid-1810's. It also appears on prints by Kunisada and Toyokuni I.
pillar prints (hashira-e - 柱絵) (genre)