Parody of Narihira's Journey to the East, from the series Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari)

「伊勢物語」 見立て吾妻下り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1786 (Tenmei 6)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0811; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #40.2, and pl. 144

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 69.9 x 12.5 cm (27 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.412

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyonaga ga

清長画

Provenance

1936, purchased using the Harriet Otis Cruft Fund.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund