Imaginary Version of the Yoshino River Scene in the Play Imoseyama

見立妹背山吉野川の場面

Japanese
Edo period
late 1780s
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, Age of Utamaro (1979), #38; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1709 (R sheet only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25 cm (14 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5944

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.
MFA impressions: 11.14750VR (complete triptych: 11.14750, 11.14765, 11.14766), 11.14751 (right sheet), 21.5944 (left sheet)

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection