A Modern Version of the Story of Ushiwakamaru Serenading Jôruri-hime

見立て浄瑠璃姫 (校合摺)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0855; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #246-?

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.381

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete pentaptych.
MFA impressions: 11.19388 (color), 54.81 (key block)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga

清長画

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