Ch. 23, Hatsune, 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 初春」 「源氏後集余情 第廿三の巻」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Hayashiya Shôgorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-22, pl. 126; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-23

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.7 x 50.5 cm (14 7/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1843a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1843a-b, 11.29834-5

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 2
No blockcutter's mark

改印:午二
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 5, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock