The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter: The Shining Princess (Taketori monogatari, Kaguya-hime), from the series Illustrations of Stories from Ancient Times (Kodai monogatari zue)

「古代物語図会 竹取物語」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #37 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 23.1 x 29.9 cm (9 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10120

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Muramatsu
No blockcutter'a mark
改印:村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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