Scroll for the Sleeve (Sode no maki)

袖の巻

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
Attributed to Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., Shunga (2013), cat. no. 45

Dimensions

Horizontal hashira-e; each sheet: 12.6 x 67.8 cm (4 15/16 x 26 11/16 in.); complete scroll: 12.6 x 902.3 cm (4 15/16 x 355 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.09.319

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Set of twelve woodblock prints plus a printed preface, mounted as a handscroll.
Preface text translated in Clark et al. 2013, p. 182.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection