Perspective Picture of the Sleeping Dragon Plum in the Plum Garden at Kameido (Uki-e Kameido ume yashiki Garyôbai no zu)

浮絵 亀井戸梅屋敷臥龍梅之図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1775–85 (late An'ei–early Tenmei era)
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Chester Beatty pl. 32

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.6 x 35.3 cm (9 5/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1518

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1518, 11.14975, 11.14977

Title, signature, and publisher’s mark in the right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

(Kitao Shigemasa ga, in right margin, cut off of this impression)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection