Lady Ise Watching Flying Geese, from an untitled series of classical beauties

平安朝の美人 伊勢

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0635; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #14, and pl. 40

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5613

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Prints in the set:
Ono no Komachi, 21.5479
Lady Ise (or Akazome Emon?), 21.5613
Murasaki Shikibu, 11.1882
Kunai-kyô (or Sei Shônagon?), 34.1289
Nyosan no Miya, 19.61

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection