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Modern Version of the Yûgao Chapter of the Tale of Genji

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MFA impressions: 11.14913-4 (two right sheets only), 21.7651-3 (complete triptych), 53.496 (left sheet only, faded)

Signed

Eishô zu

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, about 1795–97 (Kansei 7–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Amsterdam pl. 24; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishô list, #46; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 448, list no. A51

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.2 cm (15 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.496

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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