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Autumn Showers (Shigure), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 10, no. 13

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Signed

Motome ni ôjite Kason ga

Marks

Artist's seal: Kason

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1904 (Meiji 37), October 1

Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 283; Yamada, "Bijin kuchi-e...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 147 (2004), p. 51, fig. 8; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 76; Merrit and Yamada, Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints (2000), fig. 6.28

Dimensions

21.5 x 29.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.323

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints