Avenue of Crested Curtains, from Vol. 8 of Soga monogatari (The Tale of the Soga Brothers)

曽我物語 八

Japanese
Edo period
1663 (Kanbun 3)
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Catalogue Raisonné

The complete book, in 12 volumes: National Diet Library online collection

Dimensions

One page; 22.5 x 16.3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2765

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The right sheet of a two-page spread that follows directly from the two-page spread preceding it, so that this page is actually the third of four continuous images showing the camp of Yorotomo’s hunting party in the foothills of Mount Fuji.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse