Chapters 25–27 (Hotaru, Tokonatsu, Kagaribi), from the series The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari)

「源氏物語 蛍 常夏 篝火」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1819–20 (Bunsei 2–3)
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #13

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.2 x 18.3 cm (7 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9264

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems by Kankodô Osamaru and Kinkôsha Gakumaru, commissioned by the Taikogawa poetry group.

Signed

Shinsai
辰斎

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection