A Moon-viewing Party with the Suma Koto in the Bedroom (Tsuki no en neya no sumagoto)

「月の宴閏須磨琴」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G477 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 × 75.8 cm (14 5/8 × 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1324-6

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1324 (right), 00.1325 (left), 00.1326 (center)

Signed

Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga (on each sheet)
一蕙斎芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:酉正改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock