Agemaki of the Miuraya (R) and Komurasaki of the Miuraya (L)

「三浦屋揚巻」 「三浦屋小紫」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 2nd month (left sheet); 1855 (Ansei 2), 4th month (right sheet)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.3 x 51 cm (14 11/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.901, 00.903

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.901(left), 00.903 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 2 (on left sheet) and Hare 4 (on right sheet)
No blockcutter's mark
改印(右):改、卯四
改印(左):改、卯二
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