Ch. 23, Hatsune, from the series The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji (Ima Genji nishiki-e awase)

今源氏錦絵合 「初音 二十三」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Object Place: Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al, Genji's World (2012), list #G325-23 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 17.9 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5684

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
Without number: 11.20911, 11.20954
With number: 11.20836, 11.20906
With number in circle: 01.5684

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Rat 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込、子五
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Messrs. Kanakogi, Mitsutani, and Kawai