Yûgao, from the series The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari gojûyon jô)

「源氏物語五十四帳 夕顔」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), intercalary 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #37.4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 38.2 cm (10 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9407

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Ch. 4, showing Genji’s servant receiving flowers on a fan from Yûgao’s servant.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat intercalary
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松、子閏
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