A Parody of the Ukifune Chapter of the Tale of Genji (Genji Ukifune)

「源氏浮船」

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 76, fig. 52; Ukiyo-e shûka 10 (1979), pl. 180

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 30.2 x 41.3 cm (11 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.385

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.385, 21.6868

Signed

Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga
方月堂丹鳥斎奥村文角政信画

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection