Autumn Moon at Yatsuyama (Yatsuyama no aki no tsuki): Iroyo (?) and Nokaze of Matsuzaka, from the series Eight Views of the Elegant Courtesans of Shinagawa (Shinagawa kunshi hakkei)

「品川君姿八景 やつ山の秋の月 松阪の 色よ(ヵ) おなしく 野風」 (品川君競八景ヵ)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1780
Attributed to Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 1367 and 1368

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1126

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two other prints from the unsigned series are in the collection of the Tokyo National Museum, which reads the fourth character in the series title as “kurabe” rather than “sugata.”
The mysterious blockcutter’s mark also appears on a print by Torii Kiyohiro, dateable to 1760, in the Art Institute of Chicago: Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 241, #18.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Tsûsen
彫師:通仙

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection