Left screen of pair © Photography: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree © Robert Feinberg
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Attributed to Hishikawa Morohira, Japanese (fl. c. 1688 - 1704)
Autumn in the Yoshiwara
Work Type
painting, screen
late 17th century
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Edo period, 1615-1868
Physical Descriptions
Six-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold on paper
image only: 93.7 x 242 cm (36 7/8 x 95 1/4 in.)
with mount: 108.5 x 257.5 cm (42 11/16 x 101 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • seal: (damaged)
  • (not assigned): signature : (damaged)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
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Publication History

Fuzoku byobu meihin ten: Edo no ukiyo to sugata, exh. cat., Fuzukushi Gakkai (Tokyo, 1970), #38

Kodansha Publisher, Nihon byobue shusei: v. 14. Fuzokuga: Yuraku/Tagasode (Tokyo, 1977), p. 99, plate #114

Azabu Bijutsukan, ed., Azabu Bijutsukan shuzohin zuroku (Tokyo, 1986), #26

Kobayashi Tadashi, Azabu Bijutsukan shozo nikuhitsu ukiyoe meihin ten, exh. cat., ed. Azabu Bijutsukan and Osaka Municipal Museum of Art (Tokyo, 1988), no. 14

Kobayashi Tadashi, Sanbyakunen kinen ukiyoe tanjo - Hishikawa Moronobu ten, exh. cat., Suntory Museum (Tokyo, 1994), reference #F

Kobayashi Tadashi, Nikuhitsu ukiyoe taikan, vol. 6: Azabu Bijutsu Kogaikan, Kodansha Ltd. (Tokyo, 1995), plates 15-1 and 15-2

Naito Masato, Unidentified Article, Kokka, Kokkasha (Tokyo, 2007), 1341, plates #6 and #7

The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection, exh. cat., Yomiuri Shinbunsha (Tokyo, 2013), pp. 146-152, cat. 72

Exhibition History

The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection, Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 05/21/2013 - 07/15/2013; Miho Museum, 07/20/2013 - 08/18/2013; Tottori Prefectural Museum, 10/05/2013 - 11/10/2013

Japanese Genre Painting, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 05/10/2015

Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/14/2020 - 07/26/2020

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu