Ch. 42, Niou no miya, from the series The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji (Ima Genji nishiki-e awase)

今源氏錦絵合 「匂宮 四十二」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 2nd 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 #G325-42 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 18 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5700

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions, all with number in circle: 01.5700, 11.20796, 11.20917

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 2
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅二
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Messrs. Kanakogi, Mitsutani, and Kawai