Ch. 7, Momiji no ga, from the series The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji (Ima Genji nishiki-e awase)

今源氏錦絵合 「紅葉賀 七」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks et al, Genji's World (2012), list #G325-07 (no photo)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

01.5668

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: 01.5668, 11.20801, 11.20886, 11.20925

Signed

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

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Ox 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込、丑五
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Messrs. Kanakogi, Mitsutani, and Kawai