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The Akuta River Episode from Tales of Ise

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Inscription

Poem, by Oku Iwase Tôso: Oni kuwan/ susuki ga naka no/ ominaeshi

Signed

Tanjôdô Ishikawa Shûha ga 胆條堂石川秀芭豊信図

Marks

Artist's seal: Toyonobu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #67; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #51

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.2 x 9.5 cm (26 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6253

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints