Portrait of Tenjin (Sugawara Michizane)

天神 (菅原道真)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0703; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #572

Dimensions

47.6 x 17.2 cm (18 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.41.5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Seki Kiyonaga kin ga

Provenance

Anonymous gift ( in compliance with Chie Hirano's wish) June 13, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift