Parody of the Wakana no Jô Chapter of the Tale of Genji

見立源氏物語若菜の上

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 4 (1975), #s 244-5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.9 x 50.7 cm (14 1/2 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7461-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7461 (left), 21.7462 (right)

Signed

Shunchô ga (on each sheet)
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#586); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection