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

見立浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Dimensions

Hashira-e; 64.1 x 11.2 cm (25 1/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5955

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.21266 (with Chinese poem in clouds above), 21.5955 (without poem)

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection