Murasaki Shikibu, from an untitled series of women representing female poets

女歌仙 「紫式部」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Dimensions

Kokonotsugiri; 13.8 x 18.1 cm (5 7/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2682

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Three prints in the series: 53.2682, 53.2684, 53.2701

Signed

Shinsai ga

辰斎画

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse