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Maker(s):Sugimura Jihei, attributed to
Culture:Japanese (active 1680-1697)
Title:Ushiwakamaru (Minamoto Yoshitsune) serenading Jorurihime [Lady Joruri] by flute
Date Made:ca. 1685-ca.1695
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); sumizuri-e, ink on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 14 1/4 in x 18 in; 36.2 cm x 45.7 cm; Mount: 7 3/8 in x 13 11/16 in; 18.7 cm x 34.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 6 9/16 in x 12 7/8 in; 16.7 cm x 32.7 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscriptions.
Accession Number:  MH 1973.206.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Horizontal image of Yoshitsune serenading Lady Joruri: a young man playing the flute serenades a woman in courtly dress; a young girl serves her mistress tea; a river in the background, mums are in bloom.

stories; courts; elite; women; men

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