Hana no en, Ch. 8 of The Tale of Genji (Genji Hana no en)

「源氏 花のゑん」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730–35 (Kyôhô 15–20)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Okumuraya


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #27 (described but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 28.2 x 15.4 cm (11 1/8 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5771

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nihon gakô Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu

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