A Parody of the Ukifune Chapter of the Tale of Genji (Genji Ukifune)

「源氏浮船」

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 76, fig. 52

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 33.1 x 47.5 cm (13 1/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6868

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.385, 21.6868

Signed

Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga
方月堂丹鳥斎奥村文角政信画

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection