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

見立て浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
about early 1770s
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano, "Hashira-e," in Ukiyo-e Art 87 (1986), p. 22, fig. 5; Hockley 2003, p. 252, #F-21

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.5 x 12 cm (27 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8348

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#186); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection