Parody of the Story of Yoshitsune and Jôruri-hime, in an Assignation Teahouse (Ageya jûni dan)

「揚屋十二段」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1710s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #16

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 29.2 x 41.3 cm (11 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2920

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of six prints (53.2920-5) from an album (53.2919) formerly belonging to Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, 1749-1823).

Signed

Okumura Masanobu zu

奥村政信図

Provenance

Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, b. 1749 - d. 1823), Japan (dates of ownership not established). 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