A Visit to the Palace Garden (Oniwa no yûran), from the series (?) Modern Genji (Imayô Genji)

「今様源氏 御庭之遊覧」

Japanese
Meiji era
1869 (Meiji 2), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Other artist Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920), Publisher Iseya Tatsugorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not listed in Marks et al., Genji's World (2012)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.1046, 00.1470

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.1046 (left), 00.1470 (right)

Signed

Kunisada hitsu (on right sheet), Ôkô Kunisada hitsu (on left sheet); Monjin Kunimasa hojo (on left sheet)
国貞筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Snake 3 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:巳三改
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