Tanabata, from the series Up-to-date Amuseuments of the Five Festivals (Imayô Gosekku tawamure)

「今様五節句遊 七夕」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1776–81 (An'ei 5–Tenmei 1)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 199, #E-4-3

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.6 x 18.4 cm (9 11/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8290

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

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection