Momiji no ga, Ch. 7 of The Tale of Genji (Genji Kôyô no ga)

「源氏 紅やふの賀」

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; 33.7 x 16 cm (13 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5777

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

MFA impressions: 06.388, 21.5777

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