Ch. 18, Matsukaze, 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 松かせ」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Sugawa Sennosuke (Hori Sennosuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-18, pl. 122; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-19

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 26.4 cm (15 1/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.825

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 00.825 (left sheet only), 00.927-8, 00.1847a-b, 11.29818 (left sheet only)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 7
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Sennosuke

改印:午七
彫師:彫千之助

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