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A Modern Take on the Well Curb Episode of The Tales of Ise

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Chōbunsai Eishi, A Modern Take on the Well Curb Episode of The Tales of Ise, 1791/1792, ôban benigirai nishiki-e (color woodblock print); triptych, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.263

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Title

A Modern Take on the Well Curb Episode of The Tales of Ise

Artist

Chōbunsai Eishi Eishi (Japanese, 1756-1829)

Related People

publisher: Nishimura Yohachi (Japanese, active 19th century)

Date

1791/1792

Medium

ôban benigirai nishiki-e (color woodblock print); triptych

Dimensions (H x W x D)

overall: 14 7/8 in x 29 1/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: くらべこし ふりわけ髪も かた過ぎぬ 君ならすして たれかあぐへき, printed in black ink, left print, upper 1/4, within the block

inscription: 筒井つの 井筒にかけし まろかたけ 過にけらしな いもみざるまに, printed in black, center print, upper 1/4, within the block

signature: 栄之画, printed in black ing, right sheet: right center; center sheet: left center; left sheet: left center

censor's mark: , printed in black ink, right sheet: lower left; center sheet: lower right; left sheet; lower center

publisher's mark: [seal of Nishimuraya Yohachi] & 永壽版, printed in black ink; the characters within a square cartouche, on each sheet

inscription: 月や あらん 春や むかしの はる ならん 我身ひとつ もとのめにして, printed in black ink, right print, upper 1/4, within the block

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.263

Copyright

public domain

Terms

bijinga

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

The Tales of Ise

triptychs

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