Bunraku Puppets

文楽人形

Japanese
Taishô era
1914 (Taishô 3)
Artist Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Publisher Yanagiya


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II, 1911-1920 (1999), #185 (different edition); Nakau, Yumeji roman hanga (1984), p. 12

Dimensions

42.2 x 27.7 cm (16 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.288

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Nakau 1984 identifies this work as one of Yumeji’s earliest print designs, originally sold in his wife’s shop Minatoya and later reprinted by Yanagiya.

Signed

(seal only)

Credit Line

Justine F. Kershaw Fund