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A Collection of Japanese Paintings (Yamato e-zukushi)

A work made of woodblock printed book, sumizuri-e.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodblock printed book, sumizuri-e.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1680

Artist:

Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣
Japanese, 1618-1694

About this artwork

In this volume are twenty illustrations of classic Japanese subjects drawn from literature. The illustration on display is a scene from the Tales of Ise, in which the poet Ariwara no Narihira carries away the priestess of Ise Shrine on his back.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Hishikawa Moronobu

Title

A Collection of Japanese Paintings (Yamato e-zukushi)

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

1675-1685

Medium

Woodblock printed book, sumizuri-e

Dimensions

27.3 × 18.5 cm (10 3/4 × 7 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

2022.1398

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