Elegant Shakuhachi Version of Ushiwakamaru Serenading Jôruri-hime, an Original Perspective Print (Fûga shakuhachi jûnidan uki-e kongen)

「風雅尺八十二段 浮絵根元」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 73, fig. 49; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 122

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 32.1 x 45.7 cm (12 5/8 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

21.5772

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nihon Tôbu gakô Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 592); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection