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

見立て浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1786 (Tenmei 6)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0788, pl. C; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #536; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #706

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.4 x 11.6 cm (26 15/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.365

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24