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Yûgao, from the series The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari gojûyon jô)

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Ch. 4, showing Genji's servant receiving flowers on a fan from Yûgao's servant.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

February 1916, 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, 1852 (Kaei 5), intercalary 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #37.4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 38.2 cm (10 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9407

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints