Ch. 11, Hanachirusato, from the series Lingering Sentiments of a Late Collection of Genji (Genji goshû yojô) [pun on The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (Genji gojûyojô)]

「源氏後集余情 第十壱巻」 「源氏後集余情 花散里」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-10, pl. 114

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.8 x 52 cm (14 7/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.939-40

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.939 (right), 00.940 (left)

MFA impressions: 00.939-40, 00.1844a-b

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 11 aratame
Blockcutter's marks: Yokokawa Hori Take (on right sheet), Horikô Yokokawa Takejirô (on left sheet)
改印:未十一改
彫師:横川彫竹 彫工横川竹二郎

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