The Snow Woman (Yuki Onna) in the play Yuki Onna Gomai Hagoita, from the book Dai Chikamatsu Zenshū

Artist: Uemura Shōen 上村松園 (1875-1949)
Printer: Nishimura Kumakichi 西村熊吉
Block carver: Yamagishi Kazue 山岸主計 (1891 - 1984)
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1922
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
H x W: 38.6 x 26.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Robert O. Muller Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

ghost, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Robert O. Muller collection, Showa era (1926 - 1989), sword, ukiyo-e, woman
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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