Famous Places in Kyoto Matched with Genji: Cherry Blossoms at Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto (Miyako meisho Genji awase: Kinkaku-ji sakura no yûran)

「都名所源氏合 金閣寺さくらの遊羅舞」

Japanese
Meiji era
1875 (Meiji 7), April
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Sawamuraya Seikichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Asai Ginjirô (Hori Gin) (Japanese, 1844–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al, Genji's World (2012), list #G497 (no photo); Kyoto City Mus., Yomu, miru, asobu Genji monogatari no sekai (2008), #111

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 70.2 cm (14 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.44a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Môsai ga (on left sheet only)

孟斎画

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Gin

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection