The Akuta River Episode from Tales of Ise

伊勢物語 芥川

Japanese
Edo period
about 1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711–1785), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #67; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #51

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.2 x 9.5 cm (26 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6253

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem, by Oku Iwase Tôso: Oni kuwan/ susuki ga naka no/ ominaeshi

Signed

Tanjôdô Ishikawa Shûha ga
胆條堂石川秀芭豊信図

Markings

Artist's seal: Toyonobu

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