Ch. 16, Sekiya, 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 第十六巻」 「源氏後集余情 関屋」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-16, pl. 120; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-18

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38.4 x 53 cm (15 1/8 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.933-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.933 (left), 00.934 (right)

MFA impressions: 00.933-4, 11.29849-50

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 6
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午六
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