Ch. 34, Wakana no jô, 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 三十四の巻」 「源氏後集余情 わか菜の上」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al., Genji's World (2012), list #G339-30, pl. 134; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #40-29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.7 x 51 cm (14 7/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1854a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 9
No blockcutter's mark

改印:午九
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