Illustration of a story by Kawakami Bizan (1869-1908).
Artist's seal: Keishû
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1898 (Meiji 31)
Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 291; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 70
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper