Asian Art
Artist: Ichirakutei Eisui, Japanese, active ca. 1790–1823

The Elopement of O-Some and Hisamatsu: Heroes and heroines of Joruri Puppet Numbers

ca. 1797

Polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 14 3/4 × 9 9/16 in. (37.5 × 24.3 cm)
Frances Gaylord Smith Collection
1972.32.12
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Frances Gaylord Smith (Mrs. George T. Smith) Collection; by descent to nephew Gaylord Donnelley (1910–1992) and Dorothy Ranney Donnelley (1910–2002); loaned in 1969, and given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1972

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 12–13, ill.

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