The Yûgao Chapter of the Tale of Genji

源氏物語 夕顔の巻

Japanese
Edo period
1760s
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.2 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5845

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga
北尾重政画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection