Ch. 38, Suzumushi, from the series The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji (Ima Genji nishiki-e awase)

今源氏錦絵合 「鈴虫 三十八」

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 #G325-38 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.7 x 18 cm (10 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5697

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
With number: 11.20792, 11.20848, 11.20902, 11.20943
With number in circle: 01.5697

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