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Ch. 50, Azumaya: Terute-hime, from the series Modern Parodies of Genji (Imayô nazorae Genji)

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Inscription

東屋 さしとむる むくらやしけき あつま屋の あまりほとふる あめそゝきかな 照手姫 てるてハ横山の義女なり 父の奸計にて夫小栗判官に別れ そのミハうつろ舟に流され漁翁これを助(たすけ)介抱するに此家老婆しつとの心甚しく姫をせめて後 傀儡となす

Signed

Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga 一蕙斎芳幾画

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 7 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Horikô ... Artist's seal: kiri

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 7th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.41135

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints