Ch. 2, Hahakigi, from the series The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji (Ima Genji nishiki-e awase)

今源氏錦絵合 「箒木 二」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al, Genji's World (2012), list #G325-02 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.5 x 18 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5664

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions, all with number in circle: 01.5664, 11.20808, 11.20851, 11.20889, 11.20915

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Ox 1
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込、丑正
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Messrs. Kanakogi, Mitsutani, and Kawai