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Woman Reading the Akashi Chapter of the Tale of Genji

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Signed

Torii Kiyomasu

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1710–20

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints