Awakening (Nezame); The Scent of Her Robes, the Breeze of Her Fan (Ikô sen'ei), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 4, no. 10

文芸倶楽部 4巻10号 「衣香扇影」 「寝覚」 (川上眉山作)

Japanese
Meiji era
1898 (Meiji 31)
Artist Takeuchi Keishû (Japanese, 1861–1943), Publisher Bungei kurabu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), p. 102, photo p. 291; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 70; Merrit & Yamada, Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints (2000), fig. 4.11

Dimensions

22 x 30 cm (8 11/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.128

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration of a story by Kawakami Bizan (1869-1908).

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Keishû
桂舟

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection