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Exhibition checklist for Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center September 20-December 15, 2013

Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints
France Lehman Loeb Art Center
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
September 20 – December 15, 2013

The exhibition is organized by the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, CA. Measurements are given in traditional Japanese print sizes: oban is approximately 15 x 10 in. (38 x 25.5 cm), chuban is 10 x 7 in. (26 x 19 cm).

  1. Attributed to Okumura MASANOBU (1686-1764)
    Published by Yorozuya Seibei and Yorozuya Hikotaro
    Murasaki Shikibu , from the book Mirror of Beauties, 1709
    Hand-colored woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Scripps College Collections
    Gift of Mrs. James W. Johnson, 1946.1.76
  2. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Iseya Ichiemon
    The Courtesan Takigawa of the Kukimanjiya Reading Inaka Genji
    ( Kukimanjiya nai Takigawa ), 1838
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  3. Nishikawa SUKENOBU (1671-1750)
    Genji’s Yugao , from the book Eternal Grasses: A Book of Illustrations
    (Ehon tokiwagusa) , 1731
    Woodblock print; ink on paper
    Scripps College Collections
    Gift of the Johnson Family Trust
  4. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Yamamotoya Heikichi
    Yugao (left) and Utsusemi (right), from the bound series Genji
    Incense Signs (Genji-kõ no zu), 1844-45
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Chuban
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  5. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Tsuruya Kiemon
    A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki (Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji),
    various booklets, with text by Ryutei Tanehiko , 1829-1842
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  6. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Izumiya Ichibei
    No. 4 ( Yon ), from the series His Figure: Related Copies of Other Pictures ,
    or Magic Lantern Slides of That Romantic Purple Figure ( Sono sugata
    yukari no utsushi-e ), 1850
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Scripps College Collections
    Gift of Mrs. Frederick S. Bailey
  7. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Sanoya Kihei
    Flowers , from the series Copied Pictures of an Edo Purple Eastern
    Capital ( Edomurasaki azuma no utsushi-e ), 1849-50
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  8. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Tsuruya Kiemon
    Tasogare , from the series A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki
    (Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji), ca.1838
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  9. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    No. 4: The Twilight Beauty ( Yon: Yūgao ),
    from the series Vestiges of the Fifty-four Chapters of Genji
    ( Omokage Genji gojūyojō ), 1864
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Scripps College Collections
    Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
  10. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Four: The Twilight Beauty ( Yon: Yūgao ),
    from the series Murasaki Shikibu’s Genji Cards
    ( Murasaki Shikibu Genji karuta ) 1857
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  11. Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)
    Published by Akiyama Buemon
    Genji’s Yūgao Chapter (Yūgao no maki) ,
    from the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
    (Tsuki hyakushi) 1886
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  12. Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)
    Published by Akiyama Buemon
    A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki
    ( Nise Murasaki inaka Genji ) 1884
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  13. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Sanoya Kihei
    Untitled , 1851
    Kabuki actors from right to left:
    Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Shinonome, Tasogare’s mother
    Iwai Kumesaburō III as Jirō Kanja, and Onoe Kikujirō II as Tasogare
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  14. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Yamadaya Shōbei
    Untitled , 1851
    Kabuki actors from right to left:
    Bandō Shuka I as Tasogare, Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII as Lord Ashikaga Jirō Fujikawa Kayū III as the Vengeful Spirit of Akogi
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  15. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Yamadaya Shōjirō
    Seventh Month ( Fuzuki ), from the series An Eastern Genji: Visual Parody
    of the Five Seasonal Festivals ( Azuma Genji: Mitate gosekku ) 1855
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  16. Tsukioka KŌGYO (1869-1927)
    Published by Matsuki Heikichi
    The Twilight Beauty ( Yūgao ), from the series Pictures of Nō Plays
    ( Nōgaku zue ), 1899
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Scripps College Collections
    Gift of Professor Bruce A. Coats
  17. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Wakasaya Jingorō
    Stylish Gentle Genji: Theater Dressing Room ( Imayō yasa Genji o-kyōgen
    gakuya ) 1867
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  18. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865) and Utagawa HIROSHIGE (1797-
    1858)
    Published by Moriya Jihei
    Eastern Genji: The Garden in Snow ( Azuma Genji yuki no niwa ) 1854
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  19. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Eight Views of Ōmi series ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851,
    print with all eight sights marked in red
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  20. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Clearing Mist at Awazu (Awazu no seiran) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  21. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Autumn Moon at Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama no shugetsu) , from
    the series Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  22. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Night Rain at Karasaki (Karasaki no Yau) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  23. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Sunset Glow at Seta (Seta no sekishō) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  24. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Descending Geese at Katada (Katada no rakugan) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  25. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Evening Bell at Mii Temple (Mii no banshō) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  26. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Evening Snow at Mount Hira (Hira no bosetsu) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  27. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Returning Sails at Yabase (Yabase no kihan) , from the series
    Eight Views of Ōmi ( Ōmi hakkei no uchi) ,1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  28. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    No. 39: Yugiri (Sanjūkyū Yugiri ), from the series
    Murasaki Shikibu’s Genji Cards ( Murasaki Shikibu Genji karuta ), 1857
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban
    Scripps College Collections
    Gift of Mrs. Frederick S. Bailey
  29. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Hayashiya Shōgorō
    Snow ( Yuki ), from the series Snow, Moon, and Flowers
    ( Setsugekka no uchi ), 1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  30. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Fujiokaya Keijirō
    Eleventh Month ( Tsukimizuki ), from the series The Twelve Months of
    Genji ( Genji jūnikagetsu no uchi ), 1858
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  31. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Sagamiya Tōkichi
    Mirage in Spring Mist ( Harugasumi shinkirō ), 1862
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  32. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
    Unveiling a Buddhist Image at Mount Narita: Illustration of Flowers
    in Full Bloom at Tomigaoka ( Naritazan kaichō: Tomigaoka hanazakari
    no zu ), 1856
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  33. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865) and Utagawa HIROSHIGE II (1826-
    1869)
    Published by Moriya Jihei; cut on the block by Koizumi Minokichi Enoshima in Sagami Province ( Sōshū Enoshima ), 1861
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  34. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865) and Utagawa HIROSHIGE II (1826-
    1869)
    Published by Kagaya Kichibei
    Summer: Enjoying the Evening Cool at the Otonashi River in Ōji ( Natsu:
    Ōji Otonashigawa yūsuzumi ), from the series Four Seasons of Genji by
    Joint Brushes ( Genji gappitsu shiki ) 1861
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  35. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865) and Utagawa HIROSHIGE II (1826-
    1869)
    Published by Moriya Jihei; cut on the block by Koizumi Minokichi
    Moon over Paddy-fields in Shinano Province ( Shinshū Tagoto no tsuki ),
    1861
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  36. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Sanoya Kihei
    Autumn Section ( Aki no bu ), from the series A Modern Set of Poems for
    the Four Seasons ( Tōsei shiki no nagame ), 1857
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  37. Utagawa FUSATANE (active c.1850-1891)
    Published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
    Birds ( Tori ), from the series Genji and the Flowers and Birds, Wind and
    Moon ( Genji kachō fūgetsu no uchi ), 1867
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  38. Utagawa KUNISADA II (1823-1880)
    Published by Maruya Jinpachi
    An Eastern Genji amid Pine, Bamboo, and Plum ( Azuma Genji
    shōchikubai ), 1864
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  39. Utagawa KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)
    Published by Sumiyoshiya Masagorō
    Beauties Enjoying a Garden ( Bijin niwa asobi ), 1849–51
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  40. Utagawa KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)
    Published by Sumiyoshiya Masagorō
    Junk Boating ( Junkan funa asobi ), 1847–50
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  41. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Tsutaya Kichizō
    Playing in the Garden ( Oniwa asobi ), 1847–48
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  42. Utagawa SADAHIDE (1807- ca. 1878)
    Published by Ezakiya Tatsuzō
    Cherry Blossoms at Night ( Yoru no sakura ), 1849
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  43. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Mikawaya Tetsugorō
    Illustration of Mitsuuji’s Amusement at the Seashore
    ( Mitsuuji isobe asobi no zu ), 1857
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  44. Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI
    Published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
    Chigogafuchi on the Island of Enoshima ( Enoshima Chigogafuchi ),
    from the series Stylish Genji ( Imayō Genji ) 1864
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  45. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865) and Utagawa HIROSHIGE II (1826-
    1869)
    Published by Moriya Jihei
    Maruyama in Nagasaki ( Nagasaki Maruyama ), 1861
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  46. Toyoharu KUNICHIKA (1835-1900)
    Published by Yorozuya Magobei
    Illustration of a Cool Breeze at Takanawa in Tokyo ( Tōkyō Takanawa
    fūryō zu ), 1870
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  47. Toyohara KUNICHIKA (1835-1900) and Kawanabe KYOSAI (1831-1889)
    Published by Sawamuraya Seikichi
    The Eastern Genji: Pulling Up Young Pines in a Park before a Suspension
    Bridge ( Azuma Genji no uchi: komatsubiki sonō no tsuribashi ), 1877
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  48. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865) and Utagawa KUNITOKI II (active
    1860s)
    Published by Moriya Jihei
    Lord Genji’s Excursion to the Red-light District ( Genji-kimi hanamachi
    yūran ), 1860
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  49. Utagawa YOSHITORA (active 1836-1882)
    Published by Sawamuraya Seikichi
    Elegant Fan Comparison ( Fūryū ōgi awase ), 1869
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  50. Utagawa KUNISADA(1786-1865) and Utagawa SADAHIDE (1807- ca.
    1878)
    Published by Maruya Tokuzō; cut on the block by Yokogawa Takejiro
    Illustration of Uncommon Guests at the Gankirō ( Gankirō ikyaku no zu ),
    1860
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Oban triptych
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  51. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Tsuruya Kiemon
    A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki (Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji),
    chapter 34, p. 15a, 1840
    Woodblock print
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  52. Unidentified Artist, 19th century
    Published by Estes & Lauriat, Boston
    Butterfly Ballet in a Theatre in Yeddo , from The Picturesque World; or,
    Scenes in Many Lands, edited by Leo de Colange, vol. 2, 1878
    Wood engraving on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  53. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Published by Ebisuya Shōshichi.
    Newly Published Picture Contest Genji Sugoroku ( Shinpan e-awase
    Genji sugoroku ), 1849
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  54. Utagawa YOSHITORA (active 1836-1882)
    Published by Yorozuya Magobei
    Eastern Flower Genji Sugoroku ( Azuma no hana Genji sugoroku )
    gameboard and wrapper, 1871
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  55. Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)
    Yoshimitsu and Otose , from Realistic Portraits of Genji (Shõ utsushi
    aioi Genji) , with text by Jokoan Shujin , Vol. 1, pp. 5/6, 1851
    Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  56. Single page from erotic albums
    Artists, titles and dates not indicated, 19th c.
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA
  57. Single page from erotic albums
    Artists, titles and dates not indicated, 19th c.
    Paulette and Jack Lantz Collection, Pasadena, CA

Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, May 15, 2013