Woman Reading the Akashi Chapter of the Tale of Genji

源氏物語を読む女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1710s
Artist Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active about 1696–1716), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Rijksmuseum pl. 2; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 22 (this impression); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 3 (1982), #234 (unsigned, attr. Masanobu); Ukiyo-e shûka 10 (1979), pl. 179

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 56 x 32.1 cm (22 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1334

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu
鳥居清倍

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection