A Modern Version of the Story of Ushiwakamaru and Jôruri-hime

見立浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770 (Meiwa 7)
Artist Masunobu (Japanese, active about 1764–72)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #654; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 627

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.8 x 11.5 cm (26 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5798

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5797, 21.5798

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 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