Angel and Priest, Shamisen Player and Child with Toys, frontispiece illustration for the novel The Lute (Yotsunoo)

四の緒 (泉鏡花作)

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Mishima Shôsô (Japanese, 1856–1928), Publisher Shun'yôdô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), p. 149, photo p. 341

Dimensions

21.5 x 26.8 cm (8 7/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.100

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Novel by Izumi Kyôka (1873-1939).

Signed

Shôsô ga
せうそう画

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection