Wakamurasaki, from the series The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari gojûyon jô)
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #37.5
Horizontal ôban; 23.3 x 37 cm (9 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Ch. 5, showing Genji’s first glimpse of young Murasaki.
Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat intercalary
No blockcutter's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection