Ohan and Chôemon Eloping

お半長右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
about 1782 (Tenmei 2)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0396; Matsuba, "Engeki no Ise monogatari...," in Ukiyo-e geijuitsu 165 (2008), p. 65. fig. 18; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #549, and pl. 118; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #695

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 36.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5545

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

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