Shadow Pictures (Kage-e), from the series Hand Tricks of the Four Seasons (Shiki tezuma asobi)

「四季手妻遊 かげゑ」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 216, #R-5-1 (mistakenly numbered 21.2994)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.9 x 18.5 cm (9 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8294

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryû ga
湖竜画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#607); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection