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
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825)


Catalogue Raisonné

Motegi et al, Musical Instruments (Ôta Memorial Museum, 2005), #7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.1 x 79.9 cm (15 3/8 x 31 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7783-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7783 (left), 21.7784 (center), 21.7785 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal

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