Ch. 22, Tamakazura, 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 廿二のまき」 「源氏後集余情 玉かつら」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-21, pl. 125; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-22

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38.3 x 53 cm (15 1/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.941-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.941 (right), 00.942 (left)

MFA impressions: 00.941-2, 11.29847-8, 11.29863VR (11.29863, 11.41030)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:未正改
彫師:横川彫竹

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